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    MANSION HOUSE, LONDON, ENGLAND: GV Mansion House. SV Princess with Lord Mayor, Alderman Seymour Howard onto balcony. TV Crowd. Side V Princess Margaret waving to crowd from balcony. Closer V Ditto. TV Crowd. GTV Lord Mayor on feet in Mansion House. SV Lord Mayor's speech of welcome. (Nat.sd.) TV Applause by guests. SV Princess rises. TV Princess standing, assembly applauding.(Nat.sd.)CU Ditto:-(Nat.sd.)-Dubb scene CU Lord Mayor. CU Margaret speaks:-(Nat.sd.)- CU Attlees listening. GTV Guests applaud. LV Princess seated mid applause.(Nat.sd.)



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    SV Lord Mayor, Alderman Seymour Howards speaks:- "Today will prove memorable in the records of this ancient City, for this representative gathering is assembled here to celebrate the return of Her Royal Highness the Princess Margaret. "(applause & cheers).



    SV Princess Margaret speaks:- "I have been deeply touched since my return by the many expressions of good wishes I have received. It is always a delight to be home after a long journey, and I am very happy to be her in London today." CU...."As I stand here in the City of London my mind is full of the wonderful scenery through which I have been fortunate enough to travel during the past few weeks." CU..."/But more vivid/ even than the colours of those lovely Islands or the echoes of their music there remains in my heart the memory of a cheerful, friendly & most loyal peoples." SCU..."/I thank you, therefore/My Lord Mayor, both for the kind way in which you have received & welcomed me home and also for providing me with this opportunity of conveying something of the deep sense of appreciation I feel to those generous and warm-hearted people whose guest I have been." (applause).



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    SV Princess Margaret seated next to Mayor & Dr. Fisher - Archbishop of Canterbury at luncheon table. SV Margaret talking to Dr. Fisher at table. SCU Margaret seated in front of mike. SCU Margaret talking to Dr. Fisher, he laughs. SCU Ditto. SCU Pan From Margaret to Dr. Fisher, whilst they are served with coffee. SCU Mr. & Mrs. Attlee seated next to the Earl of Scarborough. SCU Mrs. Attlee & Earl of Scarborough seated talking & laughing. SCU Dr. Fisher talking to Lady Churchill, they laugh.



    Royalty; Princess Margaret (Rose) of Great Britain, Countess of Snowdon (b. 1930), Social Events; London




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    GOOD SCENES. G.B.
    Mansion House

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4BTJWZ61SG3CX0VYA65042G8X
    Media URN:
    VLVA4BTJWZ61SG3CX0VYA65042G8X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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