• Short Summary

    PRINCESS ALEXANDRA, DURING HER CURRENT VISIT TO HONGKONG, SAMPLED TOURIST NIGHT LIFE NOVEMBER 8 AMID SAMPAN GIRLS AND FLOATING RESTAURANTS.

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    PRINCESS ALEXANDRA, DURING HER CURRENT VISIT TO HONGKONG, SAMPLED TOURIST NIGHT LIFE NOVEMBER 8 AMID SAMPAN GIRLS AND FLOATING RESTAURANTS.

    FROM THE MAIN ISLAND TO THE FLOATING RESTAURANTS, SHE WENT IN A TYPICAL CHINESE BOAT ROWED BY THREE GIRLS, NAMED LO PUI CHING, LO FO HO AND CHAN SUI MUI AGED BETWEEN 16 AND 27. FROM THE SAMPAN THE PRINCESS WENT UP TO A RESTAURANT CALLED THE "SEA PALACE", FOR A TYPICAL CANTONESE DINNER, AS THE GUEST OF THE PRESENT AND PAST MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE COUNCILS.

    THE PRINCESS SELECTED A LARGE LOBSTER AND THEN AS THE ATTENDANT PULLED OUT A GAROUPA FROM THE TANK, IT FLIPPED AND SPRAYED WATER ON THE PRINCESS. SHE STEPPED BACK IN ALARM AND INSPECTED HER DRESS OF RED, GREEN, ORANGE, AND WHITE FLOWERS. SHE BRUSHED OFF A FEW DROPS OF WATER AND DECIDED ON A NETFUL OF SHRIMPS. THE FULL MENU WAS: FISH BALLS, FRESH MUSHROOM, PRAWNS, HAM AND BAMBOO SHOOTS, LOBSTER, CHICKEN AND CRAB, FRIED RICE, NOODLES AND JASMINE TEA. THE PRINCESS PROVED GOOD IN HANDLING CHOP STICKS.

    TO THE CHINESE COMMUNITY IN THE BRITISH COLONY, THE PRINCESS IS CALLED 'PRINCESS BEAUTIFUL CORAL'. SHE IS DUE IN TOKYO NOV 14, BANGKOK NOV 21 AND RANGOON NOV 27.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5TUU6UEGC65C6D3809AAZGOSC
    Media URN:
    VLVA5TUU6UEGC65C6D3809AAZGOSC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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