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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Margaret in California" - 65/91.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Margaret in California" 65/91.

    San Francisco, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots newsreel cameraman in action in airport building. Various shots Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon (Anthony Armstrong-Jones) arriving in San Francisco Airport Building. They are introduced by Robin Haydon, First Secretary of the British Embassy, to Mayor John F. Shelley and his family and to 15 Counsel-generals of the British Countries who are in America.

    In the San Francisco Press Club; the Princess is presented with replica of the Press Club Black Cat by the past president of the club, Robert Nicholas. Night shots Princess and Lord Snowdon getting into car after leaving the Press Club. Exterior of front of Capitol-type building. M/S Princess with John F. Shelley (Mayor of San Francisco) and Lord Snowdon walking down some steps.

    Various shot in the Hilton Hotel of an English Speaking Union luncheon. Princess Margaret at head table makes short speech. Various shots during luncheon of a fashion show for the Princess (as the models come on they curtsy). M/S cameramen waiting outside City Hall. Various shots of Princess and Lord Snowdon arriving at City Hall. They are greeted by Mayor Shelley, Robin Haydon is there also. L/S the Royal couple and party boarding yacht at San Francisco Marina. L/S of the boat "The Adventuress" out in San Francisco Bay.

    Note: spacing between some shots.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:23:00 / 02:03:19:00
    65/91 C (Selected Originals)

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