• Short Summary

    Prince of Wales opens a new Royal Air Force College at Cranwell.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "AIR FORCE "SANDHURST" - Prince of Wales opens new College at Cranwell."

    Cranwell, Lincolnshire.

    Plane taxiing in and Prince of Wales (Prince Edward, King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) comes out. He is welcomed by Lord Londonderry, Secretary for Air, and several other officials. Prince shakes hands with officials. Royal mast flying and RAF (Royal Air Force) flag below.

    Exterior of the new Air Force College a Cranwell - great building. Pan from the clock tower down the building. Cadets lined up in front of the building. They start marching.

    Voiceover informs that the First Commandant of the College is Vice Marshal Longcroft - the pilot who took the Prince of Wales on his first flight.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    799.24
    Media URN:
    9926
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:39:00 / 01:36:33:00
    Canister:
    34/83

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