• Short Summary

    Earl Mountbatten visits Film '69 Exhibition, a special party is held for his birthday.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2217.08
    Media URN:
    57335
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:23:00 / 01:18:39:00
    Canister:
    69/53

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Lord Ailstone" in text and tags should read Lord Aylestone.

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  2. jamied says

    Some of this footage from this event, (plus lots of fresh material), can be seen, in colour, in clip 2217.13.

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