• Short Summary

    The Duke takes up his appointment as Governor of the Bahamas.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Duke of Windsor Take the Oath".

    Nassau, Bahamas.

    Duke of Windsor (formerly Prince of Wales, King Edward VII) arrives at the Government House in Nassau. Large crowds watch the arrival of the Duke and Duchess (formerly Mrs Wallis Simpson).

    Int. shots of Government House as Duke takes up his appointment as Governor General of the Bahamas. Natural sound of the ceremony. Three cheers are given.

    VS of Duke and Duchess posing for press in gardens of their residence. Good CU of Duke of Windsor.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.16
    Media URN:
    21085
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:01:00 / 01:17:30:00
    Canister:
    40/71

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