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  • Short Summary

    A hectic day of appointments in Newcastle area for Duke and Duchess of York.

  • Description

    Tyne and Wear.

    Title: "Duke of York spends busy day in Newcastle and district".

    M/S of Prince Albert, the Duke of York, inspecting a row of men in civilian clothing (ex-servicemen?). M/S of the Prince and entourage of officials being lead into a hospital by a matron. M/S of the Royal party walking down a hospital corridor.

    Panning shot of the back of the hospital, Union Jacks hang from the windows and balcony, a large banner hangs from the first floor - 'Welcome to the Duke and Duchess'. Low angled shot of the Prince and the Duchess of York (formerly Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon) on the balcony of the hospital. More shots of the Duke's entourage walking down hospital corridors.

    L/S of a tennis court, spectators watch from court-side stands. Various shots of the Prince shaking hands with a row of men in blazers (tennis players?). M/S of the Prince, standing next to his wife, giving a speech from a podium at the front of the spectator stands.

    Cuts exist - see record for THE BOYS OF THE OLD BRIGADE, also in G 1298 (cuts spliced onto end of story).

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:14:00
    G 1298

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