The Queen and Prince Philip meet Hollywood's and Britain's stars at the Royal Film Show.
Empire Leicester Square, London.
GV. People entering Empire's foyer for Royal Command performance of Beau Brummell. SCU Jack Warner and wife. SV boxer Freddie Mills arriving. SCU. Jeanette Scott and Susan Stephens. SCU. John Mills and wife (Mary Hayley Bell). CU. Shelly Winters. GV. Stars assembling in line in lounge. SV. Stewart Granger awaiting Queen's arrival. GV. Queen Elizabeth II arriving in foyer and shakes hands with Reginald Bromhead, President of the Cinematography Trade Benevolent Fund. SCU. Queen shaking hands with Bromhead, moves forward to shake hands with other film chiefs. LV. Stars lined up ready for presentation. SV. Royal party (Princess Margaret and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) walking up stairs into lounge. CU. Jane Russell. GV. Stars lined up and Queen shaking their hands. SV. Queen shaking hands with Brenda de Benzie (Banzie), moves on and shakes hands with Italian actress Valentina Cortesa. CU. Queen shaking hands with Ms Cortesa. SV. Queen talking to Stewart Granger and his wife Jean Simmons. Next to Simmons is John Gregson. SV. Queen talking to the Grangers. Gregson is on right. CU. Jack Hawkins. SV. Queen shakes hands with Hawkins. SV. Queen talking to Hawkins and moves forward to shake hands with Anna Neagle. SV. Queen finishes talking to Anna Neagle and shakes hands with Michael Redgrave. CU. Jane Russell. SV. Queen shaking hands with Jane Russell. CU. Peter Ustinov. STV. Queen talking to Ustinov and Shelley Winters looks on.
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Note: Fantastic documentation of this story in file: list of guests, order of appearance, program... even the Star Fashion Notes (description of frocks).