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  • Short Summary

    Princess Margaret opens new dance studios at Royal Ballet School.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Princess Margaret opens new studios of Royal Ballet School, Hammersmith, London.

    General views of exterior Royal Ballet School. CU name plate "Royal Ballet School". Various shots Princess Margaret's arrival and of her being greeted by Mayor of Hammersmith J. F. Eaks. Princess then meets Dame de Valois and other VIPs. Architect Thomas Scott hands Princess Margaret the scissors, she cuts the tape to open the new dance studios, Princess Margaret enters.

    Various shots Princess watching ballet class taken by Dame Ninette de Valois. Various shots dancers practising under instruction of Dame de Valois, cuts of Princess watching. Various shots Margaret chatting with two ballerinas, Nadia Nerina and Svetlana Beriosova. CU Princess chatting with Annette Page. MS ballerina and male dancers practising duet.

    Date on dope sheet is 25/04/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2718.05
    Media URN:
    80235
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:51:00 / 01:09:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 3210 E

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