Material relating to newsreel story "HRH sees Hong Kong by night" - 61/92.
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "HRH sees Hong Kong by night" - 61/92.
Princess sees Hong Kong by night. Various night shots of streets with neon signs. Princess Alexandra gets out of car and is greeted by Sir Sik-Nin Chau and Hon. Sir Michael Turner CBE. Various shots Princess on board barge transporting her across the harbour to the Sea Palace floating restaurant. G/V restaurant.
The Princess is helped aboard the restaurant from the San Pan barge. The Princess walks along platform over tanks containing live fish. One fish is caught in a net for the Princess to inspect, it trashes about and splashes her. In the end a crawfish is chosen to be cooked for her dinner.
Top shot Princess seated at her table in the restaurant between Sir Sik-Nin Chau and Sir Michael Turner on the left, Sir Sik-Nin Chau is serves food on the Princesses plate. We see the Princess eating her meal using chopsticks.
The Princess arrives at the Lee Theatre; she walks up some steps then turns and waves to crowds. G/V interior theatre as the Princess walks to her seat in the Royal Circle. M/S as the Princess sits down. Various shots stage: a traditional Cantonese opera is being performed.
Note: a black and white version of this story has been transferred on *PM1740*.