• Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales launches a lifeboat in Brixham, Devon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Brixham. Our Latest Lifeboat. The Prince of Wales flies to Devon to name and launch the 'George Shee'."

    Brixham, Devon.

    Side view of the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) making speech in windy weather. He talks about the beauty and treacherous waters of the area.

    L/S Prince on dockside. Lifeboat is in the water below him.

    More shots of the Prince and the boat.

    A man on the lifeboat releases a bottle of champagne to bless the boat. The 'George Shee' moves away from the dock.

    A large crowd watching begin to cheer. More shots of the boat sailing through the harbour and of the crowd cheering and waving. The Prince of Wales, standing on the bows of the boat waves.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    679.24
    Media URN:
    5085
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:24:00 / 01:34:02:00
    Canister:
    32/61

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