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  • Short Summary

    The Duke and Duchess of York are seen relaxed as they visit an Australian beauty spot

  • Description

    Item title reads: " The Royal Empire Tour. Duke and Duchess of York - in between their arduous official duties - enjoy quietude of the Blue Hills, Australia's most famous beauty spot."

    Blue Hills, Australia

    L/S of a motorcade of officials and cars, approaching along a road thronged with crowds. The Duke and Duchess step from the car and are met by officials. They are seen walking along - the Duchess wearing a cloche hat and coat with fur collar. They walk up to a beauty spot, high up in a mountainous area, going up to the railings and surveying the view of the mountain ranges. The camera slowly pans round the scenery. The officials point out the landmarks. The Royals are seen chatting and relaxed.

    Note: Brief shots of the Royals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    682.32
    Media URN:
    33009
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:23:00 / 01:49:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1400

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