• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh visits Boys' Club in Notting Hill.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Duke Visits Boys' Clubs".

    Notting Hill, London.

    G/V Duke of Edinburgh's (Prince Philip) car arriving at Boys' Club, it is mobbed by crowds of youngsters and the Duke had difficulty in getting out of car. Police try to clear children away from the car with great difficulty.

    Interior: the Duke chats to older boys between the ages of 14 and 18. C/U two youths playing billiards in the games room. Duke talking to boys in the games room. C/U Duke walking past two boys playing table tennis. C/U Duke surrounded by boys playing some type of game on table. Duke talks to group of young boys.

    G/V middle aged women doing ballroom dancing (the mothers' section of the club doing "Old Tyme Dancing" for the Duke). C/U Duke talking to two boys. C/U mothers dancing. L/S Duke talking to group of mothers. C/U Duke laughing and chatting to group of raucous excitable mothers.

    Note: despite mention of racial tension in Notting Hill in the commentary, all the kids seen in this item are white.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1583.16
    Media URN:
    50876
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:55:00 / 01:34:06:00
    Canister:
    59/43

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