• Short Summary

    Prince Philip tours America to raise funds for the Children's Variety Club and Children's Hospitals.

  • Description

    Aerial shots over Miami. Cops and motorbikes on runway. CU hand gun. CU Badge Sheriff's Dept. Plane lands and the Prince Philip greets Bob Pretland and Col. James Carrieres. Waving crowds as motorcade drives to city. Cops on bikes and sirens. He arrives at large white hotel in view of water. Large press conference. Sign for Variety Children's Hospital. Limo's arrive. Children in wheel chairs talk to Philip. He visits wards and talks to children and staff. Top shot Houston. Cars arrive and Philip visits the Space Station and views rockets. CU Col. Ed White. They see the Docking Simulator. Duke steers the capsule towards the target vehicle. Duke climbs out the simulator. he watches an astronaut putting on his Space helmet. Sign for Variety Boys Club. Boys and empty swimming pool. Kids doing woodwork. A man demonstrates trampolining. Outside the Duke meets members of a coloured girls choir. Much laughing.

    Interior pilots cabin and the Duke at the controls. Aerial shot of Los Angeles. Large building Century City. Sign Century Square Shopping Center. Variety Club coach. Memorial to William F. Blowitz. Duke looks inside the Sunshine Coach. Crippled children inside. A boy in a wheel chair is lowered to the ground. Ext. University of California and students clap as he arrives. Interior research room with boy on exercise bike hooked up to machines. Sign Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion. Int. and 14000 students assemble to see the Duke get Hon. Law Degree. WS Ext. Pavilion as people leave. A Rolls Royce with crowds round it. Duke walks waving through crowds. Men with flags sit on horse back, a bands walks past playing. Duke arrives and meets Richard Zanek head of studios. Duke talks to the Long beach Mounted Police.

    Movie lights and crowds on a large set. We see Rosalind Russell, Connie Stevens and Mia Farrow, Bob Hope, Mike Frankovitch, Danny Kay, Jack Benny, Van Hefflin, Glynes Johns. At a long table in front of a western set Van Hefflin presents the Duke with a Winchester rifle. Jack Warner sits with Mr & Mrs Charlton Heston. A cowboy shoots a pistol. Edward G. Robinson looks on. A square dance showing lots of leg. The Duke puts on a Sheriffs badge .

    Chicago sky line. The makes a speech at the Ambassadors Hotel. Tracking shot to "La Rabida" Hospital. Duke talks to the children in wheel chairs and hospital wards. The Duke and entourage leave the hospital and a cop takes his picture. He then visits the University of Chicago. Sign "On Dec. 2, 1942 Man Achieved Here The First Self-Sustaining Chain reaction And Thereby Initiated The Controlled Release Of Nuclear Energy". The Duke talks to crowds.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:19:00 / 01:49:58:00

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