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    This item is not edited in a chronological order; title appears mid-story. Could be cuts / out takes.

    M/S of Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, walking with an entourage of official looking gentlemen. They proceed up a driveway to the hospital, passing crowds lining the route. M/S of the Prince and entourage, accompanied by a matron, walking towards the hospital entrance. Policemen hold back the crowds, a troop of soldiers can be seen in the background. Brief M/S of the Prince giving a speech from a platform, he is surrounded by more official looking people. L/S of two towers and a tall wall, tilt down to show a swarming, densely packed crowd.

    After after a few seconds of spacing story resumes at 01:47:33. Title: "Prince of Wales opens Hospital and Nurses' Home at University College Hospital". M/S of a guard in a busbie conducting a row of soldiers (also in busbies) playing brass instruments. L/S of a crowd standing under a large canopy, they are applauding politely. Some of the men in the front row wear ermine robes.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:57:00 / 01:47:51:00
    G 1298
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    G 1298
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