• Short Summary

    On eve of her wedding, here are the highlights of Princess Alexandra's life.

  • Description


    Princess Alexandra and her fiancee Mr Angus Oglivy walking out of a house and stop at the base of stairs, posing to photographers.

    Various shots of Mr Frank Jacobs, confectionary artist and his assistant Mr Tony Quinnell working on a big wedding cake. Some good close up shots of the decorations on the cake.

    Several shots of Princess Alexandra's first public engagement with Junior Red Cross during their exercise. She is looking at Red Cross staff attending 'wounded'.

    Several air shots of Hong Kong. Various shots of the Princess Alexandra attending several events during her tour of Far East. She is seen in a barge, then attending a party in the floodlight Sea Palace where she chose lobster for her dinner from a pond.

    Several shots of the three Geisha girls in traditional clothes in Sento Palace at Kyoto preparing tea for the Princess during the tea ceremony.

    Various shots of the Princess in Bangkok - surrounded by local girls, visiting Buddhist temple and some other attractions.

    Several shots of Princess Alexandra and her fiancee Mr Oglivy attending Royal Film Performance in London. The two are seen meeting stars.

    Princess and her fiancee posing with family in front of a house.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:32:00 / 01:08:11:00

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