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  • Short Summary

    Princess Margaret visits the Commonwealth Exhibition in Liverpool.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material -

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    LS Miss Abdullah from Malaya handing Princess Margaret a pair of scissors at the Commonwealth Exhibition in the Corn Exchange, the Princess (accompanied by Lord Alec Douglas-Home) cuts the tape to open Exhibition. CU Princess Margaret walking towards Section 2 of Exhibition. BV Princess Margaret looking at portrait of Queen. CU Lady from Ghana - Section 4. BV Princess Margaret in Section 4, talking to Ghana lady. Various shots of Princess looking at exhibits in Sections 5 and 6. Various shots of Princess talking to Chinese girl. CU Chinese girl. MS High Commissioner for Nigeria looking at exhibits. LS Princess Margaret shaking hands.

    Various shots of Princess Margaret arriving and entering Town Hall, Liverpool. Cut-in shots during opening ceremony in Council Chamber. LS Princess with Lord Mayor of Liverpool on balcony of Town Hall, cut-ins of crowd.

    LS Portrait of Queen. CU Flags. CUs of other exhibits.

    (Orig. Neg. R.R.) Old record suggests that this material dates from around 19/11/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2756.15
    Media URN:
    81238
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:04:00 / 01:27:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 3285 C

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