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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Prince of Wales's battleship HMS Renown, Plymouth, Devon.

  • Description

    Plymouth, Devon.

    Full titles read: "Prince of Wales - Britain's best Ambassador - returns in the "Renown" after his 40,000 mile tour."

    L/S's of the battleship HMS Renown approaching Plymouth. M/S of the Renown with flags up. L/S of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) walking down steps of the Renown onto smaller boat. L/S of sailors waving as he departs. Aerial shot of military officials and soldiers walking in procession through crowded street.

    L/S's of the battleship HMS Renown approaching Plymouth. M/S of the Renown with flags up. Camera pan left to right, crowds of people waving from one side of paddle steamer at the Renown (the boat appears to be listing slightly with the weight of the people!).

    L/S of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) walking down steps of the Renown onto smaller boat. L/S of sailors waving as he departs. Aerial shot of military officials and soldiers walking in procession through crowded street. Various shots of the Prince coming ashore he salutes. M/S's of the Prince in full naval uniform, he salutes.

    Note: Similar material to item, G 887 - "Welcome Home Prince of Wales."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    270.27
    Media URN:
    23022
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:27:00 / 01:41:45:00
    Canister:
    G 887

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