• Short Summary

    A look back at Prince Edward's tour of New Zealand in 1920.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Edward VIII Prince and King. Part 6.

    L/S's of the ship "Renown" leaving Portsmouth for tour of New Zealand in 1920. L/S as Prince Edward (Prince of Wales, King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) gets off the ship at Auckland and salutes. M/S as he inspects guard of honour and shakes hands with one of the men. M/S as he gets into a car with another man. M/S of people cheering. Various shots as he meets the public. L/S's as children wave Union Jack flags. M/S as the Prince shakes hands with war veterans, he uses his left hand because his right hand is too sore from shaking hands with so many people already.

    L/S as Maoris perform their traditional dances and give gifts to the Prince. Various good shots of the Maori ceremony. M/S as the Prince walks through crowds, L/S of children dancing and L/S of the Prince standing in a car. M/S of hot springs at Rotorua. L/S as "Renown" sails away at the end of the visit.

    Intertitle - 'Another instalment next week.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:58:00 / 01:44:22:00
    PT 315

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