• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret opens the new National Film Theatre in London.

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    GV. Exterior of the new National Film Theatre. LV. Interior showing the very modern projection box. LV. Exterior, mass crowds outside theatre watching arrival of stars and waiting for the arrival of Princess Margaret who is coming to open NFT. SV. Jack Hawkins arriving inside the foyer. LV. Towards, Kenneth More arriving with a woman. SV. Towards, Lord Hailsham arriving with a woman. SCU. Pan, Gina Lollobrigida arriving. SV. Princess Margaret arriving and being greeted by Lord Hailsham. SCU. Princess Margaret walking into foyer. GV. Interior of foyer, audience applauding. SV. Princess rises to make speech. SCU. Princess speaking (natural sound): "I believe there is no exact parallel to the National Film Theatre in any other part of the world, and I am proud that England which has already made such an important contribution to the development of the cinema, should now take a lead in establishing not only a National, but also an International centre of this kind for films and for the people who work for them". LV. Audience applauding. SV. Princess Margaret with Sir Laurence Olivier. SV. Princess Margaret shaking hands with person standing next to Gina Lollobrigida. SV. Gina and a man standing next to her. SV. Princess Margaret shaking hands with personalities.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:18:00 / 01:45:49:00

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