• Short Summary

    THE SHAH OF PERSIA AND QUEEN FARAH DIBAH - IN LONDON FOR A 24 HOUR VISIT - WENT TO SEE THE RECORD BREAKING MUSICAL "MY FAIR LADY" AT THE THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY LANE, ON APR 30.

  • Description

    THE SHAH OF PERSIA AND QUEEN FARAH DIBAH - IN LONDON FOR A 24 HOUR VISIT - WENT TO SEE THE RECORD BREAKING MUSICAL "MY FAIR LADY" AT THE THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY LANE, ON APR 30.

    AFTER THE PERFORMANCE THE COUPLE WAS INTRODUCED TO MEMBERS OF THE CAST INCLUDING THE STARS, CHARLES STAPLEY AND TONIA LEE. THE NIGHT MARKED THE BEGINNING OF THE MUSICAL'S FIFTH YEAR IN LONDON. ALREADY IT HAS BEEN SEEN BY OVER 3 1/2 MILLION PEOPLE - A WORLD'S RECORD FOR ATTENDANCE - AND IT IS EXPECTED TO RUN FOR AT LEAST ANOTHER YEAR.

    EARLIER IN THE DAY THE SHAH AND QUEEN FARAH FLEW INTO LONDON FROM SAN FRANCISCO. AFTER SPENDING THE NIGHT AT THE PERSIAN EMBASSY THEY WERE DUE TO LEAVE FOR AMSTERDAM THE FOLLOWING DAY TO ATTEND THE SILVER WEDDING CELEBRATIONS OF QUEEN JULIANA OF THE NETHERLANDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA16QZZSZNIJS9BB5QCASBO690A
    Media URN:
    VLVA16QZZSZNIJS9BB5QCASBO690A
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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