Film: 1359

Royalty | 1930 | Sound | B/W

Synopsis:

The Abdication Of King Edward VIII, who then became the Duke of Windsor in 1936. The full abdication story and pictures and film of Wallis Simpson. An American made film so not as condemning as some of the British films on this subject.
Early years of Edward, visiting New York, World War One, Visiting the miners homes. Archive film of his life as a young man.
People listening to the abdication speech on the radio. Good scenes of Edward during World War One. Official shots of Wallis Simpson and the Duke of Windsor coming out of the registry in France and posing for pictures, following their wedding.


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