• Short Summary

    King, Queen and Princesses meet stars at Royal Command Film Performance in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. King And Queen Meet The Stars".

    Odeon, Marble Arch, London. Royals meet stars at Royal Command Performance of 'The Forsyte Saga".

    Ext. Odeon Cinema. MV Police hold back crowds. SV Film Stars Joan Dowling and Richard Todd arriving. MV of crowd. CU Valerie Hobson. SV Patricia Plunkett and John Reynolds arriving. MV Policewoman.

    Elevated shot of foyer of cinema. SV Rosalind Russell and Ann Southern in foyer walking towards. SV Errol Flynn and fiancee, Princess Irene Ghica. CU Errol Flynn. MV Gregory Peck and wife.

    LV King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) walking from car. SV Towards Queen being escorted into foyer and is greeted by Reginald Bromhead, who then greets King. SV Two Princesses entering foyer. GV King, Queen and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret chatting in foyer. SV Elevated King and Queen talking to Joan Dowling. CU Queen shakes hands with Douglas Fairbanks Jnr Pan to Errol Flynn as he shakes hands with with Queen pan to Greer Garson. Kathleen Harrison is also in line up. SV King shakes hands with Errol Flynn. SV Back view Queen shakes hands with Margaret Lockwood curtsies, then shakes with Ben Lyon. CU Queen and King talking to George Murphy pan to Anna Neagle as she shakes hands with Queen. Neagle and Queen chat. CU Elevated Queen talking to Neagle pan to King. SV Queen shaking hands with Rosalind Russell curtsies. CU Ann Southern pan to Queen. Jean Simmons is next in line. They chat. SV Margaret Lockwood shaking hands and curtseying to Princess Margaret, who then shakes hands with Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. SV King and Queen talking to Michael Wilding. King shakes hands with him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1427.04
    Media URN:
    46512
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1949
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:07:50:00
    Canister:
    49/93

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "The Forsythe Saga" should read The Forsyte Saga.

    "Princess Ghica" should read Princess Irene Ghica.

    Gregory Peck's wife's name is Greta.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied - our apologies to Forsyte Saga fans.

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