• Short Summary

    PRINCESS MARGARET MET MEMBERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET COMPANY IN LONDON LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY). SHE?

  • Description

    PRINCESS MARGARET MET MEMBERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET COMPANY IN LONDON LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY). SHE AND LORD SNOWDON WERE INTRODUCED TO THEM DURING THE INTERVAL AT THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN, WHERE THE AUSTRALIANS WERE WINDING UP THEIR APPEARANCE AT THE COMMONWEALTH FESTIVAL OF ARTS.

    THE ROYAL COUPLE SAW THREE BALLETS, TWO OF THEM SET IN AUSTRALIA. ONE--CALLED THE MELBOURNE CUP - CENTRES ON A JACKEROO'S TRIP TO SEE THE 1861 RACE WON BY ARCHER AND HIS UNEXPECTED ENCOUNTER WITH HIGH SOCIETY. THE OTHER-- CALLED THE DISPLAY - DESCRIBES THE EFFORTS OF THE MALE LYRE BIRD TO ATTRACT THE FEMALE. THE THIRD BALLET - YUGEN -- IS SET IN JAPAN.

    (IT'S THE COMPANY'S FIRST TRIP OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA, AND THEY WERE ENTHUSIASTICALLY RECEIVED AT THE FESTIVAL. EARLIER, THEY HAD PERFORMED AT BAALBEK, IN THE LEBANON, AND NICE, ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3W3SZ3EH2562EE9QS3YGT8CQQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3W3SZ3EH2562EE9QS3YGT8CQQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1965
    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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