British Ambassador Sir Daniel Lascelles play host to approximately 1200 persons at a grand reception in celebration of the official birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on June 12th at the British Embassy in Tokyo.
ROLL NO. 1: Portrait of Her Majesty in the hallway of the British Embassy. 2 takes. British Ambassador Sir Daniel Lascelles shaking hands with former Premier Hitoshi Ashida. Ambassador Lascelles shaking hands with Prince and Princess Takamatsu. Closeup of Prince Takamatsu conversing with other guests. Closeup of Princess Takamatsu conversing with New Zealand envoy Minister John Stanhope Reid. Long shot of the guests in the garden. Lewis Bush author of "Clutch of Circumstances" conversing with Prince Takamatsu. 2 takes. Princess Chichibu conversing with other guests.
ROLL NO. 2: Princess Chichibu conversing with foreign guests. British Ambassador Lascelles drinking toast in honor of Her Majesty. General shot of the party. 3 takes. Princess Chichibu shaking hands with British Ambassador Lascelles. 2 takes. General view of the British Embassy showing the entrance.
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Background: British Ambassador Sir Daniel Lascelles play host to approximately 1200 persons at a grand reception in celebration of the official birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on June 12th at the British Embassy in Tokyo.
The guests who joined in the spirit of the celebration included Princess Chichibu, Prince and Princess Takamatsu and members of the foreign diplomatic corps as well as representatives of local government, industrial, commercial and cultural circles.