• Short Summary

    Princess Alexandra visits Aberdeen Fish Market and New Housing developments in Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Farewell To Hong Kong".

    Hong Kong. Princess Alexandra visits Aberdeen Fish Market and New Housing developments.

    GV of fishing junks in harbour for the visit of the Princess to Aberdeen fish market. LV Junks in the harbour SV a Junk going across the harbour. CU Girl operating oar on a sampan SV ditto. MV of Pathe cameraman Ken Goddard filming from junk. SV as the Princess walks down steps to the quay. LV as the Princess walks onto the waterfront to look at the fishing junks. Various shots of boats moving in harbour.

    Pan along welcome sign to Stanley. Various shots of crowds waiting as the Princess arrives in a car. LV crowds on a balcony pan down to the Princess standing in the street waving to the people. SV The Princess walking along a street stops and shakes hands with a woman in the crowd and then bends down to speak to children waving Union Jack flags.

    SV the Princess talking to people at the reception. CU The Princess. CU Princess Alexandra, Top shot Princess and police officials looking at large relief. map. SV of the relief map pan to the Princess talking to commissioner of police Mr H W Heath. CU The Princess talking to the commissioner and pointing towards the border of Red China. CU the Princess looking through binoculars. VS of shanty town dwellings. VS of new flats. GV a Block of flats pan down to LV of Princess walking down some steps in front of the flats. CU Small boy carrying tiny baby strapped to his back. CU The Princess walking in front of crowds of children waving to them. LV People in the background standing on Verandas waving to the Princess who is standing in the foreground. SV People standing on Veranda. CU the Princess waving and looking up. SV Princess waving from the gallery of the So UK School. SV The Princess talking to teachers of the school. GV The Princess walking between the group of children. SV The Princess walking through the playground waving.
    Colour version appears later on tape - use this sound track and the colour pictures - MD

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:25:00 / 01:14:03:00

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