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    Cannes, France: Gen. view coast of Cannes. Long & semi view King with people (bathing). Long view & CU. Mrs. Simpson in canoe with King. U. name "lou Viei". Gen. view villa. Semi view Mrs. Rogers talking to pressmen. Long view Mrs. Simpson hides from camera.



    Sound Effects: off-stage voice talks about abdication.



    London, England: Gen. view houses of parliament. Pan. from Big Ben to placard. CU. Baldwin out of 10. Gen. view of palace. pan. car into Palace. Gen. view crowd in Downing street. Semi view police clearing crowd. Side view Sir. J. Simon into No. 10. CU. pressmen. Semi view Baldwin. CU. out of No. 10. Gen. view Cumberland terrace. CU. shot thru windows Police on guard. Gen. view 145 Piccadilly. Long view Duke into house. Semi view crowd looking on. Long view Duchess of York into car. CU. pan. Princesses in car leaving. Long view car into Marlborough house. Gen. view Buckingham Palace. Long view crowd outside. CU Duke & Duchess of York. Long, semi view & long views Duke & Duchess & little princesses into car. CU. of Duchess. Semi cu. Duke & Duchess.



    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes abdication.



    Royalty; Edward VIII of Great Britain 1936, Duke of Windsor (1894-1936), Camera Effects; Abdication




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    London BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS SPECIAL

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE5W2FRWLY12CQYXRGWALKCY4D
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5W2FRWLY12CQYXRGWALKCY4D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1936
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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