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News in Colour: Royal Film Performance


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
27 Feb 1969
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Presidential Progress
  2. 2Rugby. Ireland Chase Triple Crown
  3. 3England’s Fantastic Score
  4. 4News in Colour: Royal Film Performance


Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Section Title
News in Colour
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Colour Royal Film Performance. DESCRIPTION: The fascinating, perplexing personality of a passionate Scottish schoolteacher in the Edinburgh of the 1930’s is the subject for this year’s Royal Film at the Odeon, Leicester Square. The Queen Mother, leads the Royal Party attending The Prime of the Miss Jean Brodie and a host of international stars, including Maggie Smith - Miss Brodie herself - are presented. Always the greatest night of the year in British Cinema, the 1969 Royal Performance was undoubtedly among the most memorable. SHOTLIST: GR Colour Title. LS Odeon Leicester Square. MLS neon sign ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’. CU the two stars, Maggie Smith & Robert Stephens. MS band of Scots Guards march past - pan to neon sign. MS crowd. MS Roger Moore and Diana Kjaer arrive. MS crowd. MS Rex Harrison and Rachel Roberts. MCU Nyree Dawn Porter arrives. MS Ron Moody arrives. MS foyer. MCU Melina Mercouri. MCU Linda Harrison & Irina Demick. BS guests talking. MS Queen Mother, Princess Margaret & Lord Snowdon arrive. MS guests. MS Royal party enter foyer. MS Princess Alexandra & Prince Michael arrive. MS Queen Mother talks to film executives. MS Princess Margaret. MS Queen Mother. MCS zoom in Queen Mother. MS Queen Mother talks to Richard Zanuck. GV foyer. MCU Queen Mother talks with Director Ronald Neame. MS Princess Margaret talks to Producer Robert Fryer. MCU Queen Mother talks to Sir Michael Redgrave. CU Queen Mother. MCU Linda Harrison presented. CU zoom out Lord Snowdon. CU Rex Harrison. LAS Princess Alexandra with stars. CU Robert Vaughn. MS Queen Mother meets Robert Vaughn. LAS zoom out Prince Michael meets stars. MS Peter Sellers jokes with Queen Mother. MS Princess Alexandra talks with Robert Vaughn. MS Queen Mother talking with stars. MS Queen Mother meets Pamela Franklin and Robert Stephens. MS Queen Mother meets Maggie Smith. GV foyer. MS bouquet presented to Queen Mother. MS Queen Mother. MS bouquet presented to Princess Margaret. MCU Queen Mother. Zoom out foyer. GV Odeon Leicester Square. GR Colour End Title.
Royalty; Buildings and structures; Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Fundraising; Ceremonies; Cinema; Performing arts; Military
London; United Kingdom; Leicester Square; Odeon Cinema
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Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Leslie Mitchell
Roy Page
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