• Short Summary

    LONDON'S ODEON, LEICESTER SQUARE, WAS THE SCENE OF A ROYAL FILM PERFORMANCE LAST NIGHT (MONDAY).THE?

  • Description

    LONDON'S ODEON, LEICESTER SQUARE, WAS THE SCENE OF A ROYAL FILM PERFORMANCE LAST NIGHT (MONDAY).THE FILM, "SAMMY GOING SOUTH", WAS ATTENDED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER, PRINCESS MARGARET AND HER HUSBAND LORD SNOWDON, AND PRINCESS ALEXANDRA ACCOMPANIED BY HER FIANCE MR.ANGUS OGILVY.

    BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE THE ROYAL PARTY MET MANY LEADING FILM STARS, AMONGST THEM JOHN MILLS AND HIS DAUGHTER HAYLEY, JAMES ROBERTSON JUSTICE, NORMAN WISDOM, AND THEN THE STARS OF THE FILM: A YOUNG SCHOOLBOY, FERGUS MCCLELLAND, AND VETERAN AMERICAN ACTOR EDWARD G.ROBINSON.

    THE SPECIAL PERFORMANCE OF THE FILM WAS IN AID OF THE CINEMATOGRAPH TRADE BENEVOLENT FUND.IT IS THE STORY OF A TEN-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO MAKES A PRODIGIOUS JOURNEY FROM PORT SAID TO DURBAN.THE BOY "SAMMY" IS PLAYED BY FERGUS MCCLELLAND.EDWARD G.ROBINSON PLAYS A PROSPECTOR IN CENTRAL AFRICA WHO BEFRIENDS THE BOY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2GCRNOCTBO0KN4VYFXGA4UHNC
    Media URN:
    VLVA2GCRNOCTBO0KN4VYFXGA4UHNC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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