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  • Short Summary

    Prince of Wales visiting factories, docks and hanging out with dignitaries in Yorkshire.

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    Full title missing. According to issue sheet, it reads: "Prince of Wales tours the West Riding - and despite continuous downpour, thousands turn out to give him a real 'Yorkshire' welcome".

    Doncaster, West Yorkshire.

    M/S of Prince Edward (Prince of Wales) in open topped car driving along country road. Car stops in front of house, a small crowd watches Prince disembark from a respectful distance. M/S of Prince and party of dignitaries (including mayor) visiting factory. They pass row of factory girls in white caps.

    M/S of Prince and dignitaries passing troop of Girl Guides. M/S of Prince inspecting row of men - some wear medals, ex-servicemen? C/U of Prince shaking hands and chatting with local dignitaries.

    Point of view shot from bow of ship coming to dock, small crowd wait on quayside. Various low angled M/Ss and C/Us of Prince on deck of ship. We see him blow his nose. M/S of Prince and dignitaries walk onto raised platform, there is a large crowd behind them. Various top shots of large crowds waiting to see Prince's car.

    Various shots of Prince and dignitaries standing in front of packed grand stand at sports stadium. The crowds are singing - the National Anthem? More shots of Prince on deck of ship, he stands near sailor turning ship's wheel. L/S of Prince's car passing crowds of children waving flags. More shots crowd scenes.

    Various shots mainly male crowds gathered at train station (looks like yard where engines are built). M/S of Prince Edward (Prince of Wales) climbing into cabin of steam train. More shots Prince's car passing crowds. More shots Prince at train station / engine factory. More crowd shots. Various shots Prince laying wreath on war memorial. Flash title: "The Prince of Wales in Hull". M/S of hundred factory girls waving handkerchiefs at camera.

    Various shots of the Prince walking past cheering crowds. M/S of mayor introducing Prince to more dignitaries in front of grand stand. M/S of Prince getting into his chauffeur driven car. As the car drives away Prince waves to his fan.

    Note: item appears unedited - shots do not run in chronological order. AH 2001.

    Note: see also record for CHEERS ALL THE WAY in G 1338.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:42:00 / 01:20:51:00
    G 1337

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