• Short Summary

    THE HEIR TO THE BRITISH THRONE, PRINCE CHARLES, BEGAN HIS FIRST FULL DAY AS A PUPIL AT HE TIMBERTOP SCHOOL IN VICTORIA ON THURSDAY.

  • Description

    THE HEIR TO THE BRITISH THRONE, PRINCE CHARLES, BEGAN HIS FIRST FULL DAY AS A PUPIL AT HE TIMBERTOP SCHOOL IN VICTORIA ON THURSDAY. THE PRINCE IS TO SPEND A TERM AT TIMBERTOP, AND ANNEXE OF THE GEELONG GRAMER SCHOOL.

    THE PRINCE BEGAN HIS DAY AT TIMBERTOP WITH AN INSPECTION OF THE SCHOOL HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS AUSTRALIAN COMPANION AT TIMBERTOP, STUART McGREFOR, AND A CROWD OF SECURITY POLICEMEN AND REPORTERS.

    HE WAS SHOWN THE SCHOOL SWIMMING POOL A NATURAL WATER HOLE FIFTY YARDS WIDE.

    THE PRINCE WAS THEN SHOWN THE OBSTACLES COURSE THROUGH WHICH ALL STUDENTS MUST EVENTUALLY PASS.

    HE LATER UNDERTOOK HIS FIRST CHORE, HELPING STUART McGREGOR TO CUT LOGS FOR THE SCHOOL FIRE.

    PRINCE CHARLES WAS ALSO INTRODUCED TO THE STAFF AT THE SCHOOL, INCLUDING THE MATRON, SISTER NORMA BRYANT.

    THE FORTY-FIVE MINUTE TOUR BY THE PRINCE WAS THE LAST OCCASION NEWSMEN WILL HAVE TO SEE HIM AT THE SCHOOL. WHILE THE PRINCE IS STUDYING REPORTERS AND CAMERAMEN WILL BE BARRED FROM THE SCHOOL AREA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4T3CJALM3EEUFF5B2TP7VIESG
    Media URN:
    VLVA4T3CJALM3EEUFF5B2TP7VIESG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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