Earl Mountbatten visits Film '69 Exhibition, a special party is held for his birthday.
No title. Earl Louis Mountbatten visits Film '69 Exhibition at Royal Lancaster Hotel, London.
M/S Lord Mountbatten with officials looking at Rank's revolving stage stand at exhibition, pan down to modern cameraman. C/U modern cameraman and equipment. L/S Mountbatten looking at cameras on Samuelson's stand. C/U large modern camera. M/S Mountbatten looking at an Oscar. C/U ditto. L/S Mountbatten with Robert Norris (British Pathe executive) on ABPC stand. Angle shot ABPC, pan down to Mountbatten looking at still pictures. C/U pan modern cinema projector. Still photograph of cinema theatre.
L/S reception for Mountbatten. M/S Mountbatten talking to Bernard Delfont, John Reed and Kip Herron. M/S group of three visitors from USA. M/S Mountbatten talking to Sir Robert Fraser and Lord Ailstone. M/S Mountbatten talking to Lord Brabourne and John Davis. L/S banquet in progress. Panning shot as four Lyon's Maid girls carry a cake designed in shape of a clapper board and place it in front of Mountbatten (it is Mountbatten's 69th birthday). Panning C/U Mountbatten talking to Mr. Wratten. L/S four girls placing cake on table. C/U Mountbatten standing, pan down to cake. L/S banquet. Panning shot Bernard Delfont carrying cake away from Mountbatten's table (it will be donated to Great Ormond Street children's hospital.
Note: colour item about the exhibition exists: "Film '69", also in 69/53, film id 2217.13. Earl Mountbatten is not featured in the colour version.