• Short Summary

    Queen and President of Portugal, and families, are Government's guests at Royal Opera House.

  • Description

    Covent Garden.

    GV. & STV. Interior, guests assembling and arriving in the foyer of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. SV. Mr and Mrs Clement Attlee arriving. SCU. Pan, two black VIP's arriving. CU. Woman with tiara on head throws a fur wrap around her shoulders. CU. Dr Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, smiling as official whispers something in his ear - the official leaves the Archbishop who laughs. LV. Guests assembling with Archbishop in background. CU. Archbishop smiling. SCU. Duchess of Kent, Princess Marina, being greeted, pan to her daughter, Princess Alexandra, shaking hands. SV. Pan, Princess Marie Louise arriving. CU. Yeoman of the Guard. SV. Exterior, Queen Mother arriving, followed by Princess Margaret stepping out of car. Pan as they enter. SV. Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden, talking to Queen Mother, with Sir John Anderson Waverley. SCU. Princess Margaret standing with the Duchess of Gloucester. SCU. The Queen Mother waiting for Sir Anthony Eden and Lord Waverley for the arrival of the Queen. LV. Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with Lord Waverley. President of Portugal, Craveiro Lopes shakes hands with Lord Waverley. SCU. Queen shakes hands with official, followed by President Lopes. Mrs Lopes shakes hands with official. CU. Queen Mother and Mrs Lopes, pan to CU. Mrs Lopes walking to the stairs with the Duke of Edinburgh in background. CU. Pan, Princess Margaret walks to the stairs with the Duchess of Gloucester. GV. Royal party ascending stairs to the Royal box. GTV. Audience rising, pan up to the Queen with the President in Royal box. SV. Sir Anthony Eden and Queen. CU. President Lopes and the Queen Mother, standing. SCU. Queen standing with President Lopes.

    (Lav.) (Orig.A.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:17:00 / 01:32:19:00

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