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    Greenhithe, Kent.

    Title reads: "PRIZE DAY ON THE WORCESTER. 'It is not an easy life but you will be engaged in a noble profession - one that will bring out your manhood'. H.R.H THE DUKE OF YORK".

    L/S of an old tall ship; lots of sailors climb the rigging. L/S of the sailors posing on every horizontal mast of the ship. Panning L/S of the three masts covered in sailors. L/S of sailors on one of the masts. L/S of sailors standing on mast coming out of front of ship.

    M/S of Prince Albert, the Duke of York, coming down some steps on deck of ship. An officer in the foreground salutes him. Various shots of dining hall on deck under large canopy. The sun streams under canopy causing blurriness to shots. The Prince is presenting awards to Naval cadets. Panning L/S over rows of seated cadets clapping.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:05:55. L/S of Prince's small motor launch moving away from the Worcester.

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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:27:00 / 01:07:47:00
    G 1316
    Sort Number:
    G 1316
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    George VI: 1920s
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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