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    Item title reads: "Prince of Wales...excavator. During crowded day's of tour, the Prince enjoys novel experience of operating mighty excavator."

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

    M/S as the Prince of Wales arrives and begins handshake greetings. There is a huge digger device - they look at the large equipment housing, as it moves, swinging round. The group of officials stand rather close to the huge swinging leviathan - and there is a hilarious sequence at the end with a man apparently being knocked over in the background, by some of the moving equipment.

    Note: One part looks like a knock the mayor over competition - no health and safety preparations for this tour as one man actually falls over.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33020
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    684.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:18:00 / 01:09:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1402
    Sort Number:
    G 1402
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    1927/05/30 Wochenschau
  • Stills

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

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