• Short Summary

    LORD SNOWDON, HUSBAND OF PRINCESS MARGARET AND FORMERLY ANTONY ARMSTRONG-JONES THE SOCIETY PHOTOGRAPHER, RUSHED THROUGH A CROWD OF WAITING REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS AND INTO THE LONDON OFFICES OF THE "SUNDAY TIMES" NEWSPAPER FEB 1, WHERE HE WAS TO START WORK AS AN ARTISTIC ADVISER, CONCENTRATING PARTICULARLY ON THE PAPER'S NEW COLOUR SECTION.

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    LORD SNOWDON, HUSBAND OF PRINCESS MARGARET AND FORMERLY ANTONY ARMSTRONG-JONES THE SOCIETY PHOTOGRAPHER, RUSHED THROUGH A CROWD OF WAITING REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS AND INTO THE LONDON OFFICES OF THE "SUNDAY TIMES" NEWSPAPER FEB 1, WHERE HE WAS TO START WORK AS AN ARTISTIC ADVISER, CONCENTRATING PARTICULARLY ON THE PAPER'S NEW COLOUR SECTION.

    BEFORE HIS ARRIVAL, THE NEWSMEN WERE TREATED TO A HUGE SMILE, BUT "NO COMMENT", FROM LORD SNOWDON'S EMPLOYER, MR.ROY THOMSON, CANADIAN OWNER OF OVER NINETY NEWSPAPERS IN AFRICA, AMERICA, BRITAIN, CANADA, AND JAMAICA.HE ALSO HAS LARGE TELEVISION INTERESTS.THE NEW COLOUR SECTION IS REVOLUTIONARY IN BRITISH JOURNALISM.CONSISTING OF 40-PAGES IT IS EXPECTED TO GREATLY INCREASE THE "SUNDAY TIMES" CIRCULATION FIGURES, NOW STANDING AT 1,022,913 WEEKLY.

    BEFORE HIS APPOINTMENT TO THE "SUNDAY TIMES", LORD SNOWDON WORKED WITH THE DESIGN COUNCIL, APPROVING DESIGNS OF BRITISH PRODUCTS.HE AND THE PRINCESS MARGARET RETURNED JAN 28 FROM A THREE WEEK HOLIDAY IN THE WEST INDIES - THEIR FIRST SINCE THE BIRTH OF THEIR BABY SON NOV 3.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACYYE0PER24P429WIE0FH0E3H2
    Media URN:
    VLVACYYE0PER24P429WIE0FH0E3H2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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