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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of HMS Renown during Prince of Wales tour of the Empire.

  • Description

    'Renown' shots taken during Prince of Wales tour.

    Titles read: "Pathe's picture record of the Prince's Great Empire Tour - taken by operators all over the World. Leaving Portsmouth on a drear typical March day."

    Prince of Wales's Empire tour. Various shots ships and sailors. Warship HMS Renown passing. Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII / Duke of Windsor) in Admiral's uniform coming ashore.

    " New Zealand. Nowhere did our popular Prince receive a greater reception than in our smallest Dominion." Aerial shots of HMS Renown. M/Ss of the Renown surrounded by tugboats. Shots of the Prince coming ashore. More aerial shots of the Renown. Shots of sailors on the deck of ship. Warship escorted by a bunch of boats. More shots of sailors (from New Zealand ?) on board ship- -some of them look very young. Shot from behind of 3 sailors standing at ship's rail looking out.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:51:00 / 01:59:19:00
    ON 348 B

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