• Short Summary

    Prince of Wales and Duke of Kent fly in seaplane to visit industrial sites in Sweden.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Stockholm. By Air ... wherever possible! The Prince of Wales arouses admiration in Sweden by insisting on carrying out programme, despite storm, gale & first snowfall of the season ... and a bad cold."

    Stockholm, Sweden.

    Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) quickly mounts the steps of an aeroplane. He is followed by Prince George, the Duke of Kent. Other people then get on board. The seaplane moves out across the water.

    Aerial views of the plane in which the Prince is flying (not the one in which he just took off).

    Aerial views of Swedish saw mills and pulp factories that the Prince is visiting (Kausna ?).

    A seaplane lands on the water. A small docking point is ready, decked with Union Jack British flags. The royals get out of the plane and move to a boat.

    More aerial views of industrial area (Sandvik ?), there is snow on the ground.

    Interior of factory (the rolling mills of Sweden's Sheffield). The two Princes look around the steel mill. The watch red hot ingots being hammered. Steel is moved about.

    Aerial views of the Princes' seaplane. Aerial views of Stockholm ('The Venice of the North').

    The plane comes into dock. The Princes are greeted as they land. As they walk away the Prince of Wales pulls up his collar against the cold.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    683.36
    Media URN:
    5168
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:39:00 / 01:50:45:00
    Canister:
    32/81

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