• Short Summary

    Royal Film Performance of 'Sammy Going South' at Leicester Square, London.

  • Description

    London.

    GV. Exterior of the Odeon theatre, Leicester Square with crowd gathered to greet the celebrities arriving to Royal Film Performance of 'Sammy Going South'. SV. American film star Edward G. Robinson and British child actor Fergus McClelland, two stars of the film. GV. The two men enter the foyer. CU. Edward G. Robinson. SV. John Mills with wife Mary Hayley Bell arriving. CU. Hayley Mills, daughter of John Mills, smiles at camera. SV. Norman Wisdom arriving. SV. Richard Todd and wife arriving. SV. The Queen Mother arriving, she is greeted by Sir Philip Warter (out of picture). Sir Philip greets Princess Margaret. SV. Sir Philip escorts the Queen Mother across foyer. SV. Princess Alexandra and her fiancee Mr Angus Ogilvy walking across the foyer. GV. The stars assembled waiting to be presented. SV. The Queen Mother shakes hands with two unknown women. Sir Philip is introducing them. CU. The Queen Mother. GV. The Queen Mother being presented to people. CU. The Queen Mother. SV. Queen Mother talking to woman next to John Mills. SCU. Princess Margaret and her husband Lord Snowdon (Anthony Armstrong-Jones) talking to James Robertson Justice - only his back is seen. Queen Mother shaking hands with Hayley Mills. CU. Angus Ogilvy talking to James Robertson Justice. SV. Queen Mother being presented to German starlet Lisolotte Pulver. SV. Mr Ogilvy chatting to actress Jessie Matthews. SV. Edward G. Robinson being presented to Queen Mother. CU. Edward G. Robertson, pan to Queen Mother. CU. Seven year old Jennifer King waiting to present bouquet. SV. Girl presenting bouquet to Princess Alexandra.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1754.11
    Media URN:
    54325
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1963
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:39:00 / 01:25:32:00
    Canister:
    63/24

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The premiere took place on 18 March 1963.

    John Mills is also with his wife, the writer Mary Hayley Bell.

    Richard Todd's wife's name is Catherine.

    Seen on the extreme left of picture at 01:14, is actress Rita Tushingham.

    "Lisolette Pulver" should read Liselotte Pulver.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks!

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