Film: 11639

Places + Locations | 1920 | Silent | B/W


Isle of Wight in the 1920's.
Yachting - men onboard pulling on a rope, man climbs a mast, women sitting on deck are joined by the "captain" who emerges from below deck. Yacht in full sail.
Inter-title: Princes Hustle, the Garden Isle, Isle of Wight. The Prince of Wales walks along a pier with his entourage, waiting crowds clap. Railway station, train pulls into crowded platform.
Inter-title: Reception with Mayor at Ryde. Cars drive along crowded streets as waiting people wave and applaud. Cars pull up outside a large building/house, servants lined up outside. Prince meets the Mayor. Cars depart.
Inter-title: Blessing and Christening the lifeboat at Yarmouth IOW. Priest or minister carries out blessing, prince boards the lifeboat.
Inter-title: Then to Portsmouth to be made first Freeman of the City. View of crowds at Portsmouth waiting to greet the Prince of Wales, view of cars arriving.

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