Memorial Service in honour of the Duke of Clarence who had just died,34
and the silent, surging black-clad masses filling the street in sympathy with the
RoyalFamily and each other at the loss of the heir to the Throne.
At the Comedy Theatre, Manchester, where the local management usually
produced their own Pantomime, some of us, including myself, applied for an
engagement for the following Christmas35 and were successful in getting it.
Biergarten – beer garden.
Freiheit – freedom.
Prince Albert Victor, Prince ‘Eddy’, son of the Prince of Wales. He
, he filmed the Derby, and, on 22 June 1895, he filmed the opening of Germany’s Kiel Canal. On 10 January 1896, he gave a film show to the Lyonsdown Photographic Club, and, on 14 January, he demonstrated motion pictures, filmed with his camera, to the Royal Photographic Society. On 27 June 1896, he was first to film a member of the royalfamily, the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) at Cardiff, and on 21 July 1896, he was the first to screen a film of a member of the royalfamily to that august body, assembled at Marlborough House. Acres came to the UK in the 1880s