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  • Short Summary

    Prince Albert, Duke of York and Elizabeth, Duchess of York visit Papworth Village Settlement for tuberculosis sufferers. Cambridge.

  • Description

    No title, paperwork reads - Duke & Duchess of York make sunshine visit to tuberculosis sufferers of Papworth Village Settlement - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

    M/S as a man walks across to meet the Prince's car. M/S as Prince Albert, Duke of York gets out followed by Elizabeth, Duchess of York. Various shots as they shake hands with people stood at the door to one of the buildings. M/S from a different angle as the royal couple get out of the car. L/S as they drive along and people wave. M/S of the Duke and Duchess meeting tuberculosis sufferers. L/S of people outside the hospital. L/S of the crowd gathered to watch them, they lean forward eagerly as the car arrives.

    L/S of the Duke and Duchess behind a stone which has the inscription "This stone was laid by H.R.H. the Duke of York 23rd day of July 1929." It is lowered to sit on top of a wall. The Duke hits the corners with round gavel, the Duchess stands by and smiles.

    M/S as the couple emerge from one of the buildings and stand in front of a table full of Cups and trophies. M/S of the Duchess talking to a man. M/S as she presents another man with a trophy. L/S of Papworth with people milling about in front. The Duke and Duchess come out of a marquee. M/S as plates of food are brought out. M/S as the couple walk down between the crowd and everyone waves and cheers. L/S of the crowd.

    Note: part of this item appears to be made up of cuts.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:44:00 / 01:32:19:00
    G 1627

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