• Short Summary

    Queen meets film stars and executives at the Royal Command Performance in London.

  • Description

    Leicester Square, London.

    LV. Night, cars arriving outside 'Odeon' Leicester Square for the Royal premiere of "To Catch a Thief". SV. Crowds outside waiting and watching arrivals. GTV. Stars and executives assembling in the foyer. SV. Anna Neagle with husband Herbert Wilcox, & SCU. SCU. Designer Norman Hartnell. SV. Sir Philip Warter with wife and daughter. CU. Alfred Hitchcock director of the film "To Catch a Thief". SV. Kenneth More stroking Sheila Sims' hair, with Richard Attenborough in background. CU. Lady Docker. SV. Janet Scott standing alongside a big guardsman. She smiles and looks up to him, & STV. SCU. Belinda Lee smiling. SV. Diana Dors arriving with Katy Jurado the Mexican actress. SCU. Diana Dors. CU. Katy Jurado. SV. Gina Lollobrigida pan down to frock. CU. Gina Lollobrigida. LV. Queen Elizabeth II arriving and stepping out of car. SLV. Crowds. LV. Queen walks into foyer and is greeted by Reginald Bromhead. CU. Queen walks forward and shakes hands with Mr J. Arthur Rank. TV. Duke of Edinburgh shakes hands with Mr Rank. BV. Stars lined up in upper foyer for presentation. SV. Queen walking with Reginald Bromhead, she greets Anthony Asquith, a film producer. SV. Prince Philip talking to the film executives, he walks forward escorted by Arthur Rank. SV. Queen shaking hands with Gina Lollobrigida and then has a chat to her. SV. Queen talking to Kenneth More. SV. Queen talking to Peter Ustinov. SBV. Queen about to be presented with bouquet. CU. Miss Christian Bartholomew presenting the Queen with bouquet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    555.16
    Media URN:
    31337
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:01:00 / 01:19:26:00
    Canister:
    55/88

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Sheila Sims" in text and tags should read Sheila Sim.

    "Janet Scott" in text should read Janette Scott, and needs adding to tags.

    The clip ends abruptly at 00:51, at the point in the shots list of Diana Dors' arrival, so around half the footage is currently missing.

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