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  • Short Summary

    Prince Edward carrying out official duties in UK and abroad.

  • Description

    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII and then Duke of Windsor) at various events both in Great Britain abroad.

    Prince rides in car down street in tropical location. Prince & others arrive at government building. Shots of Prince meeting people, groups of Africans watch. Important looking African man sitting in hammock held by two other men. Prince watches as musicians play traditional instruments, they use mallets to strike xylophones. Shot of crowd watching.

    Prince meets headmistress of school for African girls who are lined up in uniforms. Prince is presented with mushroom-shaped object. Prince & Colonial government officials watch entertainment - snake charmers and acrobats. Women with bells attached to her posterior performs dance with intense hip shaking.

    Parade led by military band on horses passes platform. MS Prince with VIPs (possibly including Greek premier Eleutherios Venizelos?). Wide shot panning on pier, harbour and ship in background. Military parade. Flash frame of title. Various good shots of Prince with group of dignitaries, they are smoking and drinking tea.

    Note: title "With War Wounded" is misleading - please see ON 473 D for shots of Prince with disabled veterans.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2512.06
    Media URN:
    77645
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:09:00 / 01:51:49:00
    Canister:
    ON 473 E

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