• Short Summary

    Cadet Woods receives a warm welcome in Nottingham after having won the King's Prize.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "His Great Day! 'All Nottingham' turns out at civic reception of its 25-year-old winner of the King's Prize, Cadet Officer D E Woods."

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    Cadet Officer Woods is applauded as he walks past crowds.

    Shot of people gathered on balcony of civic building in Nottingham. Large crowd gathered outside. Dignitary makes speech of congratulations to Douglas Eric Woods, winner of the King's Prize. More shots of crowd.

    MS of Woods with Mayor on balcony. He offers his thanks for his warm welcome.

    N.B. Presumably the King's Prize he won was for shooting at Bisley.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    729.18
    Media URN:
    6562
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:50:00 / 01:26:08:00
    Canister:
    33/60

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Referring to the cataloguer's footnote, Douglas Woods had indeed won the King's Prize at Bisley.

    The competition had taken place on Saturday 22 July 1933. A short news clipping from the era is attached.....

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/artic
    le/68033562

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