• Short Summary

    Duke of York visits his camp for teenage boys in Southwold.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Under Canvas - Duke of York at Southwold Camp".

    Suffolk.

    Various shots of Prince Albert (Duke of York, later King George VI) watching boys' tug of war match. Lots of press photographers take pictures. Industrial Welfare Movement runs camp for boys from "Industrial centres and public schools".

    Various shots of Prince (dressed in shorts) at tree planting ceremony. Crowds watch Prince plant Cornish Elm in honour of his long association with Southwold.

    Various shots of group of teenage boys from camp and the Prince singing 'Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree'. Good C/U of Prince doing actions to song. M/S of boys singing another camp song (title unknown).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    891.01
    Media URN:
    13100
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:01:37:00
    Canister:
    36/64

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