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  • Short Summary

    A very busy day for the Prince of Wales: addressing a crowd, inspecting nurses, chatting with a family and flying back to London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Our Flying Prince - Prince of Wales, after crowded day fulfilling 8 engagements, flies back to London."


    L/Ss of the Prince of Wales (Duke of Windsor, King Edward VIII) making a speech from a bandstand, surrounded by hundreds of people; several dignitaries sit behind the Prince in the bandstand.

    We then see the Prince inspecting a line of nurses in a park or garden.

    M/S of the Prince coming out of a house with a military officer; he walks to the gate of a nearby house and chats with a family there.

    L/S of the Prince walking across an airfield, towards a biplane, accompanied by a group of people. He is dressed in a flying helmet and jacket and appears to sneeze, then bends down to tie his shoelace. Walking to his plane, he straps on his parachute and gets in. A large crowd lines the airfield.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:49:00 / 01:05:18:00
    G 1508

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