Prince Philip at Kinematograph Rental Society dinner for Royal Naval Film Corporation.
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The annual Kinematograph Rental Society dinner for Royal Naval Film Corporation at Pinewood Film Studios, Buckinghamshire.
GV Guests at the reception before the dinner. SV Michael Anderson a film director shaking hands with John Carreras having already been greeted by Monty Morton and John Davis. SV Gary Cooper arriving and shaking hands with Monty Morton and John Davis and Carreras. SV Mr CJ Latta shaking hands with Morton, Davis and Carreras. SV Anthony Kimmins shaking hands with Morton Davis. SV Admiral Sir Peter Reid arriving he shakes hands with Morton Davis and Carreras. SV Rouben Mamoulian the director of Cleopatra shaking hands with Morton, Davis and Carreras. SV Spyros Skouras shaking hands with Morton, Davis and Carreras. SV Lord Louis Mountbatten arriving and being greeted by the reception committee. SV Prince Philip arriving he shakes hands with Morton Davis and Carreras then he chats with Carreras and then shakes hands with Mountbatten. CU Gary Cooper and Max Bygraves. SV The Duke being served with sherry by a girl in medieval costume she is Shirley Brind. GV The guests assembled. SV Gary Cooper being introduced to the Duke of Edinburgh. SV Prince Philip talking to Cooper and other man. SV The group talking together they include Mike Frankovitch (Head of Columbia Pictures) and Spyros Skouras and Willie Wyler also there is John Mills. CU John Mills talking to another man. SV Lord Louis Mountbatten talking to men among them is CJ Latta. SV Three men talking. SV The Duke being introduced to CJ Latta in the background are Richard Todd and Richard Attenborough. GV Guests seated at dinner table. SV Richard Todd and Max Bygraves talking across table. SV The Duke making his speech. CU Richard Attenborough listening. CU Richard Todd and another men listening. SV CJ Latta listening. CU The Duke speaking he finishes his speech and sits down.
GV Floodlit building on the set of Cleopatra. SV An actor (Stephen Boyd ?) who appears in the film Cleopatra, Mountbatten, Skouras, and the Duke talk together. SV Rouben Mamoulian directing a scene of Cleopatra. GV Pan a horse gallops across the set ridden by a girl. SV The Duke talking to Rouben Mamoulian with Skouras and Mountbatten CU Film Industry Technicians shouting through megaphone. SV The Duke talking to technicians on the set.
(Dupe Neg.& Lav) Old record suggests material dates from around 10/11/1960.
Director Mamoulian was fired after completing only 10 minutes of the film and another director is hired to shoot it.