• Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales visits various organisations in Inverness, Scotland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Prince in the Highlands. Inverness - gay with flags & bunting - gave great welcome to HRH when he received the Freedom of the Burgh."

    Inverness, Scotland.

    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) in highland dress and Provost MacEwen is greeted by General Sir Ian Hamilton, President of the British Legion. The Prince inspects ranks of ex-servicemen and veterans.

    The Prince greets a Boy Scout leader with the correct left hand handshake. He meets other local dignitaries. He is visiting the new Boy Scout Headquarters.

    High angle view as he arrives at the Town Hall for a Gathering of the Chiefs.

    The Prince inspects a Guard of Honour formed by soldiers of the Seaforth Highlanders.

    High angle view of the Prince walking into a building.

    N.B. The voiceover makes great play of how hard working the Prince is, and reveals that he nipped off for a game of golf at the end of the day.

    This material is from 1930s Extras Reel 2 - keep separately from original newsreels.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    709.24
    Media URN:
    6224
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1931
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:34:00 / 01:36:11:00
    Canister:
    31/53

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