Princess Alexandra In Canberra 1959

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    Title - 'Royal visit: Princess Alexandra in Canberra'. Australia.

    MS Princess Alexandra walking down steps of aircraft and being welcomed by Governor General Sir William Slim. MS Prime Minister Robert Menzies and his wife Dame Pattie being presented to Princess Alexandra. CU crowd. MS Princess Alexandra being escorted across airfield. Various shots Princess inspecting Royal Guard of Honour. LS crowd. LS Princess Alexandra shaking hands with other VIP's including Leader of the Opposition, Dr Evatt and Mrs Evatt. Overhead shot of crowd. Various shots Princess Alexandra speaking to Junior Red Cross girls. LS St John's Church. MS Princess Alexandra alighting from car and being presented to Bishop of Canberra, Dr Burghmann, the Princess walks over to young scouts and cubs and talks to one of them. LS Princess Alexandra, accompanied by Bishop walking past crowd. MS Princess Alexandra shaking hands with person in crowd. CU Princess talking to Bishop. LS St John's Church.

    MS Princess Alexandra laying wreath on National War Memorial. CU wreath. MS Princess walking with VIP, she waves to crowd. MS crowds surrounding Princess's car. MS crowd waving. Various shots Princess standing up in open car waving and people waving back. MS cameramen. MS Princess Alexandra climbing down from Land Rover. CU Princess walking past crowds of children. MS Parliament House. Various shots of Princess wearing evening dress, arriving at Parliament House and being welcomed by Prime Minister and his wife. MS Princess accompanied by Prime Minister, standing on steps waving to crowd. LS Princess walking past guests in King's hall. Various shots of diamond and ruby brooch being presented by Prime Minister Menzies, Dame Pattie pins it on Princess. Overhead shot of couples dancing. Two shots of Princess Alexandra dancing the waltz with Mr Gordon Prigg. CU Princess dancing with Douglas Anthony.

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    Cataloguer:
    Emma
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    80778
    Sort Number:
    UN 3259 F
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:40:00 / 01:38:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 3259 F
    Film ID:
    2742.21
    Issue Date:
    1959
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