ENGLAND WAITS FOR WAR It's business as usual in England. As they wait for enemy bombing planes, Londoners carry gas masks through the streets. A wedding takes place in a shelter of air-raid sandbags. Movie theaters re-open featuring "You Can't Get Away With Murder". The Duke and Duchess of Windsor return home. In the country, girls take the part of men in harvesting the crops.
DUKE OF WINDSOR'S GOLF MATCH In the sunny Bahamas, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor preside over a golf match played by Bobby Jones, Gene Sarazen, Walter Hagen, and Tommy Armour. Excellent shots of the swings and putts that made Jones and Hagen famous.
Date: March 18, 1941 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:08:00, No Audio
DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR AT CANNES FESTIVAL The Duke and Duchess of Windsor attend a benefit festival in Cannes, France. The royal couple attend an elegant evening banquet and are entertained by dancers doing the new Lambeth Walk. The evening ends with ballerinas silhouetted by fantastic fireworks that lights up the night.
KING EDWARD VIII ABDICATES HIS THRONE FOR MRS. WALLACE SIMPSON - BROADCAST & MONTAGE Montage of scenes and the famous broadcast of King Edward VIII announcing his abdication of the throne for the woman he loves. A radio station is in a flurry of activity, radio towers carry the speech to radios and citizens line up on the streets to hear the news. A picture of a serene Mrs. Wallace Simpson smiles reassuringly and the Duke and Duchess of York play in a park with their children perhaps still unaware they are the new royal family.
BRITISH ROYALTY & IMPERIAL ROBE - 1937 The Duke of Windsor and his wife, Wallis Simpson. George VI and Queen Elizabeth. Embroiderers prepare the Imperial Robe and Coat of Arms for the coronation of George VI.
DUKE OF WINDSOR HAS EYE SURGERY - 1965 The Duke of Windsor checks out of the Eye Institute at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York after receiving a minor surgery on his eye. The Duke wears dark glasses but briefly takes them off before placing them back on and leaving with the Duchess of York for whom he once abdicated the throne of England.
Date: October 23, 1965 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:57:00, No Audio
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