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    Duke of Edinburgh on a tour of Scotland Yard

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    Scotland Yard, London

    DUKE OF EDINBURGH AT SCOTLAND YARD.

    Various shots of the working of the Fingerprint department, showing people at work, and cards containing fingerprints. Notice on door: Fingerprint Branch. Various shots as Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has the workings of the Fingerprint Branch explained to him by the Head of Department. The Duke has his own fingerprint taken. CU the fingerprint. CU. Notice: Metropolitan Police - Commissioner's Office. LS as Duke's car arrives, he alights and is greeted by Sir Joseph Simpson, they enter Scotland Yard. MS Policewoman Susan Bell sitting at typewriter. LS. as Duke enters and speaks to Policewoman Bell. M.S.. LS. as Duke speaks to policewomen Bell. Various shots and GVs. as the Duke enters Information Room, and has things explained to him by PC Beeby - also shows Policemen at work in Information Room. MS. Duke pauses at Car Control Desk. Various shots of police workers using the telephone system. The Duke speaks to PC Roberts (at the microphone). MS. CU. Huge wall map policeman placing markers on it. Various shots, as Duke enters and inspects the Map Room, he sees Accident and Crime Maps. Various shots as Duke examined a car that was stolen, and its engine number altered.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    2948.08
    Media URN:
    84749
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:34:00 / 01:44:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 3326 B

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