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  • Short Summary

    Prince Edward visits a pit and dons miners overalls.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " The Prince...Pit lad. During tour of Lake District, the Prince, to joy of spectators, descends Haig pit, in Miner's overalls."

    Whitehaven, Lake District

    Prince Edward walks from a building dressed in miners' overalls towards the pit head. From inside there is shot across the lift shaft to the group waiting to descend. The lift descends supported by a mass of metal cables and chains. Next the Prince is seen walking back to change - he nods to the group watching.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    688.18
    Media URN:
    33163
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:54:00 / 01:33:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1412

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