• Short Summary

    A look at some of Prince Edward's sporting activities such as horse jumping and golf.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Edward VIII Prince and King. Part 5.

    Footage of Prince Edward's sporting activities.

    M/S of Prince Edward (Prince of Wales, King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) shaking hands with football players at the 1935 Cup Final between Sheffield Wednesday and West Bromwich. Various shots of the game and the crowd. M/S as the Prince presents the prizes to the Sheffield Wednesday players. M/S as he shakes hands with British Legion footballers on a visit to Gosforth, and stands in line with them.

    M/S as he enters Stamford Bridge to cheers from the crowd. The event is the School Sports Carnival, he shakes hands with some of the young players, then kicks off a football match. M/S as he throws the ball in for the Shrovetide football match in Ashbourne. M/S of the players splashing about in the river.

    M/S as the Prince plays golf at St. Andrews in Scotland. M/S as he mounts a horse, various shots of him jumping, including a slow motion one as he clears a hedge. L/S as they ride along towards a fence and the Prince falls but gets back on and rides away again. Various shots as he wins the Beaufort Point to Point races on his horse "Degomme". He rides along afterwards.

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    Film ID:
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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:04:00 / 01:55:36:00
    PT 314

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