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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Prince of Wales and Prince George on tour of Argentina.

  • Description

    Prince George and Prince of Wales tours South America.

    Titles read: "The visit of their Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Prince George to South America. And the opening of the of the British Trades Exhibition at Buenos Aires with the inaugural by his HRH Prince of Wales."

    High angle shot of the two Princes walking through large crowd surrounded by various dignitaries. L/S of them standing on balcony. More shots of large crowds. Various shots of picturesque countryside, large lake or sea in foreground, mountains in the background. L/S of car driving through countryside. L/S of large country house. L/S of two little children in large garden. L/Ss of the horses in pen (appears to be at a ranch). Several more country scenes and shots including waterfalls and mountains.

    M/S of Prince George (Duke of Kent) digging hole with spade. Shots of the Prince walking with other dignitaries. The two Princes climb onto small boat. M/S of Prince George surrounded by dignitaries. M/S of ox pulling large cart. M/S of George sitting in car. Shots of Prince Edward (later King Edward VIII / Duke of Windsor). Group shots of the Prince standing with others.

    Good C/U of the Prince using camera. L/S of early aircraft carrier. L/S of one of the Princes walking along quayside in naval uniform with other naval officials. Several shots of activity in naval camp. L/S of biplanes lined up on airfield. Several shots of Prince George inspecting naval officials. He chats with senior officials. M/S of plane taxiing in. The Prince of Wales climbs out and shakes hand with senior officials and talk with them. Shots of band marching on airfield. L/Ss of Prince George in the back of aircraft as it takes off.

    Aerial shots of South American coastline. Plane taxing. George gets out and is greeted by people. More shots of the Prince of Wales. Shots of people enjoying themselves at holiday resort. More shots at airfield of Prince's. Aerial shot of city below. L/Ss of large buildings lit up at night. Group shots of the two Princes standing with senior officials on steps of large building. Man in the centre with large moustache looks important with smart uniform. Shots of the group walking together. Royal procession making its way along street. More shots of aircraft carrier and other battleships.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:34:00 / 01:46:44:00
    ON 497 H

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