London - Prince Charles At School 1957

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    Chelsea, London.

    SV. Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Anne arriving for Parents' Day at Prince Charles's school in Chelsea, London. SV. Queen walks forward and is met by Prince Charles. Prince Charles starts to introduce his fellow school mates to his mother. The Queen starts to shake hands with the boys, Prince Charles goes down the line introducing them. STV. Duke of Edinburgh shaking hands with schoolboys, he finds himself in front of Prince Charles and points to him as if to say "I've seen you somewhere before".

    GV. Playing fields at a school in Chelsea. VS. Prince Charles playing a type of handball rugger with his schoolmates. SV. Queen, Princess Anne and Duke watching.

    GV. Boys playing cricket. Small boy running and bowling to team mate, he misses and wicket keeper picks up ball and throws it back. Pan as ball is fielded. CU. Prince Charles crouching behind wicket. He runs to pick the ball up and throws it back. He returns to the wicket. TV. Crowd watching through railings. SV. Prince Charles takes over the bat and stands in front of wicket. SV. Bowler is given ball by mistress. He walks to his position to bowl Prince Charles underhand. SV. Prince Charles standing in front of wicket. He goes to hit ball but misses. SV. Bowler at the other end balls underhand. Pan with ball, Prince Charles hits it. The ball is fielded by team mate. SV. Boy about to make another bowl to Prince Charles - it goes underhand. SV. Queen, Princess Anne and Duke watching. SCU. Prince Charles running after he has hit the ball. Scoring run, he returns to his wicket and prepares to receive another ball. He misses the next ball. SV. Royal party applauding.

    GV. Field with boys running relay race. CU. Pan with Prince Charles as he runs with his team mates. He returns to his team mate and the boy continues to run. One of the boys pats him on back. SV. Royal party applauding. SV. Prince Charles with his friends cheering his team home. TV. Crowd watching through railings.

    SV. Prince Charles as a 'Gun Leader' running with gun carriage team. SV. Royal party watching. SV. Master helping Prince Charles up on the high bar. Prince is on his own - he swings himself across the 'River' and drops to the ground. SV. Queen with Princess Anne waiting to depart. The Queen looks around. TV. People looking through railings. SV. Prince Charles now dressed up again, following Princess Anne and the Queen. LV. Royal car drives away from school to return to Buckingham Palace.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound
    Media URN:
    48738
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1495.18
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:15:00 / 01:30:04:00
    Canister:
    57/56
    Sort Number:
    57/056
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  • LONDON - PRINCE CHARLES AT SCHOOL 1957. The location shown in the footage is the running track and field at the Duke of York's Headquarters, King's Road, Chelsea. The school was Hill House School, who used this facility regularly. The regulation uniform consisted of burgundy shorts, tan shirts, and mustard-coloured round-neck jumpers. Prince Charles attended on a full-time basis from January to June 1957...so if this was Parent's Day, it must have been before the school broke up for the summer holidays. The gent in the dark blazer who features prominently in this clip is Lt. Col. Stuart Townend (1909-2002), the founder of the school.

    johngleeson 18th Feb 2013

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