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  • Short Summary

    The Prince visits distressed areas in Northumberland and Durham.

  • Description

    The Prince of Wales meets Working Class people of, Northumberland and Durham.

    Full titles read: "THE PRINCE OF WALES - sees for himself the terrible conditions of distress in colliery districts of Northumberland and Durham...."

    L/S's of Working Class men and women standing outside gateway shabby terraced bungalows. L/S of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) chatting to some of the residence. L/S of the Prince entering and exiting one of the houses.

    M/S of the Prince standing next to scruffy shabby man in overcoat. Group shots of Working Class men, many are wearing flat caps. Several L/S's of the Prince exiting houses with other officials.

    Intertitle reads: "I have been deeply touched by what I have seen" -...The Prince.

    Group shots of the Prince standing with and talking to men, women and children.

    Intertitle reads: "I am determined to do what I can for the people." -...The Prince
    L/s of women and kids standing outside building on the roadside

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    776.31
    Media URN:
    35587
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:23:00 / 01:50:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1578

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