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  • Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales visits Plymouth and staff of its new university and a new sports ground.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Prince of Wales in the West Country during crowded visit - as President - lays foundation stone of new University of West of England."

    Plymouth, Devon

    M/S procession of academics in gowns, with other dignitaries make their way to a garden area outside, where a platform has been set up. Loudspeakers can be seen, and a speech is given with much clapping and cheering from the assembled crowd.

    Intertitle reads: 'At Plymouth - the Prince opened new Civil Service Sports Ground and threw first 'jack' in Bowls Match."

    The prince with others makes his way to the grounds and the game of bowls is started with two men making throws.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    686.02
    Media URN:
    33112
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:00:00 / 01:11:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1405

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