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  • Short Summary

    Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, returns to Oxford to receive a degree and visit his old college.

  • Description

    No title - paperwork reads - The Prince at Oxford to receive Degree of Doctor of Civil law and visit his old College.

    M/S as a car draws up, people line the streets and cheer. A man in cap and gown runs off down the street. M/S as Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales gets out. L/S of the crowd from various angles waiting outside. M/S as the car drives down the street, the Prince salutes and the crowds run after it. An unidentified man poses in a smart suit and top hat which he takes off for the camera and smiles. M/S as men bow to the Prince, he chats with them and shakes hands with one.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    228.23
    Media URN:
    22128
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:31:00 / 01:24:47:00
    Canister:
    G 745

Comments (1)

  1. africhard says

    The unidentified man at 1:20 is Jimmy Meads. He was the Princes cabbie while the Prince was at Oxford. He was retired at this point and came back for this occasion.

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