• Short Summary

    Princess Alexandra visits university, villages and military bases on Hong Kong island.

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    This item is in colour.

    Princess Sees Hong Kong (title missing). Princess Alexandra in Hong Kong.

    L/S Hong Kong harbour. L/S Government house. Princess Alexandra and Governor Sir Robert Black stroll in the gardens, followed by press photographers.

    L/S of University Building. The Princess talks to students on the roof of the University. L/S Hong Kong harbour. Princess being driven down Nathan Road, Kowloon on way to Tai Po, crowds lining the road. L/S welcome sign in Tai Po. C/U of a Chinese peasant woman with large hat. M/S children holding large banner with "Welcome Princess Alexandra".

    M/S as Princess takes her seat to watch a display of dancing by children Gurkha rifles station in Hong Kong. Various shots Princess watching children dance. Various shots Princess meeting servicemen's families (Gurkhas?) at San Wai camp. L/S San Sai and Shek Kong area. Princess talks to two woman holding babies. Princess walks down road and stops to talk to wives.

    L/S welcome Archway in the village of Pat Heung, pan down to people on side of road waiting the arrival of Princess. Various shots man dressed in Chinese lion costume dancing for Princess. M/S the Princess standing with an officer beside her car watching the dance.

    Note: daily information bulletin from Hong Kong government information services and University of Hong Kong Golden Jubilee brochure on file.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:37:00 / 01:44:48:00

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