• Short Summary

    Prince Philip attends Kinematograph Rental Society dinner at Pinewood Studios.

  • Description

    Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire.

    Various shots of the guests arriving at the annual Kinematograph Rental Society dinner for Royal Naval Film Corporation at Pinewood Studios. The guests are greeted at the door by the President of KRS and several other film industry chiefs. Gary Cooper is seen arriving, Admiral Sir Peter Reed arriving, Admiral of the Fleet Earl Louis Mountbatten arriving, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh arriving. Various shots of the stars, film workers and navy officials chatting, having fun. Some of the men seen are Gary Cooper, John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Mike Frankovitch, etc. Several shots of the guests seated at long dinner table listening to Duke's speech.

    Floodlit ancient building on the set of Cleopatra. One of the actors talking to Lord Mountbatten, Mr Skouras and Prince Philip, film crew standing around. Several shots of director Rouben Mamoulian, directing a scene of Cleopatra - a girl on a horse gallops across the set. Prince Philip talking to director. More shots of the Duke and his escort on the set.

    Note: There is no mention of this item in the original paperwork for this issue - it may belong to another issue. Director Mamoulian was fired after completing only 10 minutes of the film and another director is hired to shoot it.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:22:00 / 02:03:26:00

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