• Short Summary

    Prince Bertil of Sweden presents a monument to Wilmington in Delaware commemorating the first Swedish and Finnish settlers of 300 years ago. America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Vikings. Swedes celebrate colony founding.

    Wilmington, Delaware. America (USA). (LNER).

    L/S of liner sailing along towards Delaware. M/S's of Crown Princess Louise and her stepson Crown Prince Bertil of Sweden onboard. M/S as they prepare to leave the ship, he waves to camera. Various shots of a monument in Wilmington commemorating the first Swedish and Finnish colony in America 300 years ago.

    M/S as the royal party walks ashore. L/S as Prince Bertil makes a speech about the monument. L/S of people watching. M/S of American President Franklin D. Roosevelt making speech thanking him for the contribution the Swedish and Finnish settlers have made.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    973.14
    Media URN:
    17396
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:15:00 / 01:12:53:00
    Canister:
    38/56

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