• Short Summary

    PRINCESS ALEXANDRA WHO IS MAKING A 12 DAY VISIT TO THE BRITISH COLONY OF HONGKONG IS STAYING WITH THE GOVERNOR OF HONGKONG SIR ROBERT BLACK.

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    PRINCESS ALEXANDRA WHO IS MAKING A 12 DAY VISIT TO THE BRITISH COLONY OF HONGKONG IS STAYING WITH THE GOVERNOR OF HONGKONG SIR ROBERT BLACK. THE PRINCESS DREW A CROWD OF CAMERAMEN AS SHE STROLLED IN THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE GARDEN NOV 7.

    ONE OF THE ENGAGEMENT FOR THE PRINCESS INCLUDED A VISIT TO THE HONGKONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS UNION ON NOVEMBER 6TH. AT A SIMPLE CEREMONY SHE UNVEILED A PLAQUE AND OFFICIALLY OPENED THE STUDENTS UNION BUILDING. MR. JAMES CHAN CHIN MINO IS THE STUDENT PRESIDENT OF THE UNION WHICH WAS FOUNDED 49 YEARS AGO. AT THE UNIVERSITY THE PRINCESS WAS ALSO GIVEN THE HONOURARY DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF LAWS.

    EARLIER, ON NOVEMBER 5TH, THE PRINCESS ATTENDED A SUNDAY SERVICE AT THE ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL, WHERE SHE WAS RECEIVED BY THE DEAN AND THE BISHOP OF HONGKONG RT. REV. R.O. HALL.

    SPECIAL PRAYERS FOR THE ROYAL FAMILY WERE OFFERED AT THE CATHEDRAL BY REV. FRANK ROE, THE CHAPLIN "REMEMBERING ESPECIALLY THE PRINCESS ALEXANDRA". AN ADDITIONAL PRAYER WAS OFFERED FOR PRINCESS MARGARET, HER HUSBAND AND BABY SON. WHEN THE PRINCESS CAME OUT OF THE CATHEDRAL SHE WAS GREETED BY NEARLY SOO SUNDAY SCHOOL CHILDREN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAENNZX17Q42XSOTD30MNPMMD32
    Media URN:
    VLVAENNZX17Q42XSOTD30MNPMMD32
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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