• Short Summary

    PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON SPENT FOUR HOURS ON MONDAY TOURING THE FILM-MAKING SETS AT THE UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS IN HOLLYWOOD.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. GATEWAY TO UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
    ???

    2.
    GV COACH
    0.05

    3.
    SV PRINCESS MARGARET BOARDS COACH
    0.14

    4.
    SV PLAQUE ON COACH
    0.15

    5.
    GV INT. PRINCESS AND LORD SNOWDON IN COACH (2 SHOTS)
    0.22

    6.
    GV COACH DRIVING OFF
    0.26

    7.
    TRAVELLING SHOT FROM COACH
    0.34

    8.
    GV PAN. COACH
    0.40

    9.
    SV'S PRINCESS OFF COACH
    0.50

    10.
    GV PRINCESS LOOKS AS SET
    0.54

    11.
    SV PRINCESS AND LORD SNOWDON WITH DIRECTOR
    0.59

    12.
    SVU MEMBERS OF CAST
    1.01

    13.
    SV PRINCESS AND LORD SNOWDON LOOK AT MOCK SNOW
    1.06

    14.
    GV PAN. PRINCESS AND PARTY
    1.11

    15.
    SV ROYAL COUPLE AND JULIE ANDREWS
    1.19

    16.
    SV PRINCESS AND ALFRED HITCHCOCK
    1.25

    17.
    SV PRESSMEN AND CROWD WATCH
    1.27

    18.
    SV PRINCESS AND PAUL NEWMAN
    1.31

    19.
    GV PAN. PRINCESS AND PARTY LEAVE
    1.40



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    Background: PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON SPENT FOUR HOURS ON MONDAY TOURING THE FILM-MAKING SETS AT THE UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS IN HOLLYWOOD. IN A VISIT MARKED BY INFORMALITY THE PRINCESS AND HER HUSBAND WERE STARS AMONG THE HOLLYWOOD STARS.

    THE ROYAL COUPLE LUNCHED AT THE STUDIO, AND THE PRINCESS SAT NEXT TO THE VETERAN FRENCH ACTOR MAURICE CHEVALIER. THEY CONVERSED IN FRENCH.

    THEN, PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON WERE TAKEN BY TRAMCAR ON A TOUR OF THE SETS. SHOOTING OF A NEW FILM DIRECTED BY ALFRED HITCHCOCK, 'TORN CURTAIN' WAS SUSPENDED WHILE THE PRINCESS SPOKE WITH THE LEADING ACTORS JULIE ANDREWS AND PAUL NEWMAN. THE ROYAL COUPLE REMAINED AT THE SET TO WATCH SOME OF THE SHOOTING.

    DURING THE TOUR THEY ALSO VISITED A MOCK 'WILD WEST' FORTRESS, AND A WINTER COUNTRY-SIDE SET WHERE ARTIFICIAL SNOW WAS FALLING.

    LORD SNOWDON EXPRESSED KEEN INTEREST IN THE SET DESIGNS AND THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE STUDIOS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1LRNOGZVUELNJW2ZUUTQT8O2F
    Media URN:
    VLVA1LRNOGZVUELNJW2ZUUTQT8O2F
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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