• Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales looks over new excavation machinery at British Industries Fair in Birmingham.

  • Description

    The Prince of Wales looks at new locomotives and trucks at British Industries Fair.

    Full title reads: "Birmingham. The Prince of Wales - our 'Ambassador of Trade' - spends crowded day at Castle Bromwich section of the British Industries' Fair."

    Castle Bromwich, Birmingham.

    Prince of Wales (Later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) wearing bowler hat walks with others through crowds. Photographers stand in the foreground.

    The Prince inspects railway crane. The crane or digger turns around and deposits a load of soil into a nearby truck.

    Closer shot of the Prince and party looking at exhibit. Longer shot of the Prince and Party. Pan across to show what appears to be an early diesel locomotive. It has the sign "The Hunslet Engine Co. Ltd.". It is pulling a truck or tipper. In the back ground the crane is moving too. The truck tips out the soil.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    665.01
    Media URN:
    4817
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:05:00 / 01:01:15:00
    Canister:
    32/17

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