• Short Summary

    Duke and Duchess of Windsor return to Britain for first time in 10 years.

  • Description

    Title reads: "The Windsors Come Home".

    Dover, Kent.

    C/U of the Steamship SS Canterbury coming into Dover harbour. Night shots of Duke of Duchess of Windsor (formerly King Edward VIII and Mrs Wallis Simpson) walking along deck of ship, they are illuminated by flash bulbs of numerous press photographers. They are returning to Britain for first time since their marriage 10 years before.

    Various shots taken of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor at Ednam Lodge, Sunningdale, Berkshire. The Lodge is the country home of the Earl of Dudley. Various shots of the Duke and Duchess walking out of door of Ednam Lodge and standing on the garden with the house in the background. The Duchess is wearing a tweed suit. C/U head shots of the Duke and Duchess, together and separately, chatting to reporters. Various shots of them shaking hands and saying goodbye to reporters and re-entering the house.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1412.13
    Media URN:
    45979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:17:00 / 01:14:24:00
    Canister:
    46/83

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