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European Roundabout


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
12 May 1966
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1European Roundabout
  2. 2Slip Disc!
  3. 3Names in the News
  4. 4Stars Shine at Variety Gala


Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: European Roundabout. DESCRIPTION: Celebrations to mark a thousand years of Christianity took place in Poland, with a procession of half a million pilgrims. Whereas in Rome, nineteen Recruits swear their allegiance to the Pope. Next comes film from the Cannes Film Festival, attended by Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon. Other Royal visitors to the continent were, the Queen and Prince Philip, making a State Visit to Belgium. Over in Vienna, another film occasion. Attended by many stars the film, The Poppy Seed is also a Flower, has been made for the United Nations Organisation. SHOTLIST: Key Scene. GV procession of half a million pilgrims celebrating a thousand years of Christianity in Poland. LS Black Madonna carried in procession. MS ditto. TS ditto. CU pan Polish women in national costume. MS ditto. GV Cardinal Wyszynski addressing huge crowd. MS ditto pan to crowd. GV Swiss Guards at Vatican Palace at allegiance swearing in ceremony. MLS Swiss Guards. LAS Pope speaking. MLS Swiss Guards during allegiance swearing ceremony. MS people watching. MS Swiss Guard during ceremony. MLS ditto. MCU Vatican officials. MS another Swiss Guard during ceremony. GV ditto. MS ditto. Tracking shot. Motor-cycle escort for Monica Vitti. Ditto Monica Vitti arriving at Cannes Film Festival. GV crowds outside waiting for arrivals of stars. MS Dirk Bogarde. MS Sophia Loren arriving. MS Kirk Douglas and Dany Carrel. MS Michele Morgan. GV exterior Cannes Festival Hall. MS Princess Margaret & Lord Snowdon arriving. MS Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco, arriving. GV guests at gala dinner. MS Princess Margaret at dinner table. MS Gina Lollobrigida arriving at World Premiere of The Poppy Seed is Also a Flower. MCU Sean Connery arriving. MS ditto and Gina Lollobrigida. MS Rupert Davies. MS other guests arriving. LAS light on ceiling. MS guest on stage. MS other guests. MS audience. MS Yul Brynner onto stage. MS Sean Connery on stage. GV interior auditorium. GV Queen & Prince Philip arriving at tombs of unknown soldier. LS ditto. MS statue on tomb. LS Queen laying wreath. GV ditto. LS crowd on route to Town Hall. MLS Queen arriving. GV Town Hall. LS Queen and Duke on balcony of Town Hall. GV pan display of flag waving and folk dancing. LS Queen on balcony. GV display waving and folk dancing.
Royalty; Performing arts; Religion and belief
Belgium; Brussels; Italy; Rome; Cannes; Vienna; Poland; Austria
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Leslie Mitchell
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