• Short Summary

    The Duke and Duchess of Windsor pay a visit to England.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Windsors Are Home".

    Southampton, Hampshire and 'Charters', Sunninghill, Berkshire.

    The Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrive in England for a holiday.

    MS the liner ship 'Queen Elizabeth', escorted by tugs, coming into Southampton (good shots). MS the Duke of Windsor (former King Edward VIII) and Duchess of Windsor (former Mrs Wallis Simpson) walking off the gangplank. MS they pose for photographers and then enter car.

    LS The Charters, the home of Mrs Frank Parkinson, at Sunninghill. It is built in the severe style of architecture that prevailed between the two wars. MS Pathe's John Parsons, the Duke and Duchess and Mrs Parkinson walking out of the house. CU Head and shoulders of the Duke and Duchess. MS of photographers taking pictures. MS they walk in the grounds towards the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1185.03
    Media URN:
    40774
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:31:00 / 01:07:00:00
    Canister:
    47/40

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