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    Leicester Square, London.

    Princess Margaret attends premiere of the film "Kiss me Kate" for charity. SV Princess Margaret arriving in theatre and being greeted by Marchioness of Carisbrooke, Sam Eckman, managing director of the MGM, and Norman Harrington, director of Northern Transport. Pan, Princess walks past camera. GV interior: Empire - "Kiss me Kate". Princess Margaret walking over to meet personalities. SV Princess Margaret meeting Mrs Franklin Moore and Mrs Moore turns to introduce various personalities, & GV. LV Mrs Moore introducing other personalities. Princess meeting Reverend McCann, stops and chats. CU Princess Margaret moves on to next personality. SV Princess chatting to personalities as Sam Eckman takes over introducing. CU Princess greeting personalities. SV meeting various personalities as another man takes over. SCU & CU Princess meeting various personalities. LV reaching the end of the line, she turns and walks over to Mr William Smith, N.S.P.C.C. oldest officer for 24 years, age 63, who presents bouquet. He walks back but Princess offers hand. SCU & SV Princess shaking hands and chatting with Smith. SCU Princess and Smith chatting. CU Princess, pan to Smith. SV Princess shaking hands with Smith and walking into theatre.

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    Note: There is another newsreel version of the same story which is visually almost the same but has different voiceover - Special for he Empire theatre.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:12:00 / 01:31:22:00
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    Lifestyle & Culture Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Theatrical London (London) London film premieres 1954 Princess Margaret Victoria Palace Acts Princess Margaret PM 1950s
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