Personalities arrive including Dame Margot Fonteyn, Princess Margaret meets personalities.
Two General shots of exterior of Columbia Theatre. Various shots of arrivals to the theatre - Mr & Mrs John Tooley (Administrator of Royal Ballet), Mr & Mrs John Davis, Mr Thorneycroft, Anne Aubrey, Mr Ken Hargreaves, Margot Fonteyn and Dame Ninette de Valois. Princess Margaret arrives - met by the manager Mr Brister & Mrs Alexander Hood (Chairman of Premier Charity Committee). Princess arrives in lounge and meets personalities in the following order, Viscount Soulbury (Chairman of the Royal Ballet School), David Webster, Mr & Mrs John Davis, Dame Ninette de Valois, Frederick Ashton choreographer associate director of Royal Ballet, Hugo Rignold Musical Director, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Michael Somes dancer, Dr Paul Czinner, Mr & Mrs Arnold Haskell, Mr & Mrs Maidmont. Bouquet presented by Miss Susan Jones 16 year old Royal Ballet School student.
Orig. Neg. Royal Rota.
Note: crackly picture.