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  • Short Summary

    Prince of Wales receives freedom of Royal Borough at Eton College, Berkshire.

  • Description

    The Prince of Wales visits Eton College. Full title reads: "Prince of Wales visits Eton College and receives Freedom of the Royal Borough."

    M/S of the Prince of Wales (aka King Edward VIII / Duke of Windsor) chats to dignitaries outside Eton College in Berkshire, he is in military dress. A policeman stands in a doorway in the background. M/S of the Prince leaving the doorway of a large building, he raises a salute, a small group of bystanders wave at him as he climbs into a large car.

    L/S of the car pulling away, a large crowd of people are massed on either side of the road waving at the departing car. There is an air of excitement as people jostle for best positions to get a view of the Prince.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    204.44
    Media URN:
    21664
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:08:00 / 01:50:56:00
    Canister:
    G 638

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