Prince Charles: Investiture of the Prince of Wales aka POW (1969) | British Pathé

by: British Pathé     Published on: 13 April 2014

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A very young Prince Charles does a brief introduction before the remarkable archive footage of his investiture ceremony at Carnarvon Castle, Wales in 1969. For Archive Licensing Enquiries Visit: https://goo.gl/W4hZBvExplore Our Online Channel For FULL Documentaries, Fascinating Interviews & Classic Movies: https://goo.gl/7dVe8rClick here for more videos about Prince Charles: https://goo.gl/DFbQ7Z#BritishPathé #History #RoyalFamily #QueenElizabethII #PrinceCharlesLicense This Film: (FILM ID: 2219.08) https://www.britishpathe.com/video/investiture-of-the-prince-of-walesSubscribe to the British Pathé YT Channel: https://goo.gl/hV1nkf At the beginning, Prince Charles sits in armchair and talks to camera about his forth coming investiture ceremony at Carnarvon Castle, Wales. Later, the ceremony starts at Carnavron Castle. Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive. In dieser Zeromonie gibt Queen Elizabeth ihrem Sohn die Insignien, durch diesen Schritt wird er zum Prince of Wales. BRITISH PATHÉ'S STORYBefore television, people came to movie theatres to watch the news. British Pathé was at the forefront of cinematic journalism, blending information with entertainment to popular effect. Over the course of a century, it documented everything from major armed conflicts and seismic political crises to the curious hobbies and eccentric lives of ordinary people. If it happened, British Pathé filmed it.Now considered to be the finest newsreel archive in the world, British Pathé is a treasure trove of 85,000 films unrivalled in their historical and cultural significance.British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 136,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1984. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/