• Short Summary

    Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones attend Royal Opera House.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Covent Garden.

    Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.

    L/S people milling about inside the opera house. M/S as crowds are held back by policemen outside. M/S as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother steps out followed by Princess Margaret, looking very glamorous, and Anthony Armstrong-Jones. Flashbulbs go off as they enter. M/S girls in crowd waving and smiling.

    M/S interior, Dame Ninette de Valois shakes hands with the Queen Mother. C/U Princess Margaret and Anthony shaking hands with officials. Various shots as they meet Lord Drogheda, Chairman of the Opera House; Sir David Webster, General Administrator and Frederick Ashton, Associate Director. C/U as the couple walk past the cameras, Anthony turns to greet fellow photographer. M/S as they walk up the steps. M/S as they enter the royal box to applause. Various shots of them, they acknowledge the applause. M/S Princess Margaret and Queen Mother. L/S as they take their seats as the lights go down.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1668.02
    Media URN:
    52402
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:02:00 / 01:03:24:00
    Canister:
    60/19

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