Star Item
  • Description

    Full title reads: "AIR FORCE "SANDHURST" - Prince of Wales opens new College at Cranwell."

    Cranwell, Lincolnshire.

    Plane taxiing in and Prince of Wales (Prince Edward, King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) comes out. He is welcomed by Lord Londonderry, Secretary for Air, and several other officials. Prince shakes hands with officials. Royal mast flying and RAF (Royal Air Force) flag below.

    Exterior of the new Air Force College a Cranwell - great building. Pan from the clock tower down the building. Cadets lined up in front of the building. They start marching.

    Voiceover informs that the First Commandant of the College is Vice Marshal Longcroft - the pilot who took the Prince of Wales on his first flight.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    9926
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    799.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:39:00 / 01:36:33:00
    Canister:
    34/83
    Sort Number:
    34/083
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Royal Air Force
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment