• Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales sets off from Croydon Airport for his visit to Denmark and Sweden.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Croydon. Our Flying Prince - once again fulfils his well-earned title of 'Britain's Best Ambassador of Trade' in visiting Denmark & Sweden."

    Croydon, Greater London.

    Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor) walks down steps on wing of monoplane. He chats quickly to a couple of men on the ground.

    The Prince then walks up a couple of steps into a much larger airliner. Staff from the airline are their to greet him.

    Back view of the plane as it moves off.

    Side view of the Imperial Airways plane 'Heracles', bearing the Royal Standard taxies along the runway.

    The large biplane takes off. The plane flies off, as the camera turns to follow the flight the buildings of the airport block the view.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    659.40
    Media URN:
    4721
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:41:00 / 01:48:00:00
    Canister:
    32/77

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