• Short Summary

    The Duke of Windsor arrives in the Bahamas to take up his post as Governor General.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Bahamas. Duke of Windsor Takes New Post."

    New Providence Island, Bahamas.

    GV over harbour of Bahamas.

    Various shots of liner ship 'Lady Summers' docking in harbour. Duke of Windsor (formerly King Edward VIII) and Duchess of Windsor (formerly Mrs Wallis Simpson) come down steps. (The Duke is wearing Field Marshal's Uniform). He receives a salute from the garrison forces as he steps ashore to take over post as Governor of Bahamas.

    LS and MS of the Windsor's waving from the balcony of Government House to a large crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    598.08
    Media URN:
    59338
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:00:00 / 01:11:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 176 G

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