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Royal Film Performance


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
17 Mar 1966
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Rugby - How Are the Mighty Fallen
  2. 2Tall Ship for Adventure
  3. 3Invention with Intention
  4. 4Royal Film Performance


Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Royal Film Performance. DESCRIPTION: At the Odeon, Leicester Square, the Royal Film Performance of Born Free. Accompanying Her Majesty the Queen was the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Pictures also show various personalities arriving and the presentations. SHOTLIST: Key scene. LAS exterior Odeon Cinema Leicester Square. MS guests arriving at Odeon. MS Ursula Andress entering. MS Laya Raki and her husband Ron Randell arriving. MS Leslie Carron and Warren Beatty arriving. MS Rachel Roberts and Rex Harrison arriving. MS guests arriving. MCU ditto. MS Raquel Welch arriving. MCU ditto. LS Virginia McKenna and her husband Bill Travers arriving. MS ditto. MS Kenyan High Commissioner and his wife accompanied by Carl Foreman and his wife. MS guests in foyer of Odeon. MS the Queen arrives and is greeted. MLS the Queen with Duke and Duchess of Kent. MCU Julie Christie and Dirk Bogarde. MLS the Queen talking to Rachel Roberts. MS ditto. MLS ditto. MS the Queen talking to Raquel Welch. MLS ditto. MS the Queen talking to Ursula Andress. LS the Queen talking to stars of the show including Woody Allen. MS the Queen talking to Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers. MCU ditto. MS Virginia McKenna in swimming sequence with the lion. MS Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers swimming with the lion. MS Bill Travers swimming with the lion. LS natives watching lion playing in water. LS Virginia McKenna throwing ball to lion. MS the lion playing with the ball. MS Virginia McKenna throwing ball to lion. MLS ditto. MLS the lion playing with ball. GV exterior Odeon Leicester Square. Deborah Kerr in line up and talking to Dirk Bogarde. James Fox in line up.
Royalty; Entertainment and leisure; Performing arts
Footage sources
Pathe Rota
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
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