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  • Short Summary

    Prince Edward opens Nurses' home at University College London.

  • Description

    London.

    This item is not edited in a chronological order; title appears mid-story. Could be cuts / out takes.

    M/S of Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, walking with an entourage of official looking gentlemen. They proceed up a driveway to the hospital, passing crowds lining the route. M/S of the Prince and entourage, accompanied by a matron, walking towards the hospital entrance. Policemen hold back the crowds, a troop of soldiers can be seen in the background. Brief M/S of the Prince giving a speech from a platform, he is surrounded by more official looking people. L/S of two towers and a tall wall, tilt down to show a swarming, densely packed crowd.

    After after a few seconds of spacing story resumes at 01:47:33. Title: "Prince of Wales opens Hospital and Nurses' Home at University College Hospital". M/S of a guard in a busbie conducting a row of soldiers (also in busbies) playing brass instruments. L/S of a crowd standing under a large canopy, they are applauding politely. Some of the men in the front row wear ermine robes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    498.20
    Media URN:
    25790
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:57:00 / 01:47:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1298

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