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    Wembley, London.

    Title: "... and then the next day deluge of rain completely 'washed out' Wembley's final closing ceremony by Prince of Wales".

    M/S of Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, standing at the edge of the stadium's pitch, he (and the people around him) put their hats on their heads. The Prince, accompanied by three men, sets off into the middle of the pitch. M/S of the Prince and his companions inspecting a troop of soldiers in busbies.

    Low angled shot of a bishop preaching from a balcony half way up the stadium spectator stands, the terraces are packed with spectators, many people shelter from the rain under umbrellas. M/S of the bishop and various dignitaries on the balcony. M/S of large loud speakers at the bottom of the spectator stands. Panning L/S over packed stadium, nearly everyone has an open umbrella.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:13:00 / 01:57:26:00
    G 1134
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    G 1134
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    Empire Wembley KS Rushes KS on stage dania empire exhibtion
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