Colour special: Queen, Princess Margaret & various stars at film premiere of West Side Story.
This item is in colour.
Title reads: "Royal Film Performance".
Leicester Square, London.
L/S exterior of Odeon Cinema with red carpet and awning outside. Various C/Us of celebrities arriving for film premiere of "West Side Story": film star Yul Brynner, pop star Cliff Richard and his mother, singer Pat Boone and his wife, actor Horst Buchholtz, actress Leslie Caron, comedian / actor Peter Sellers with Dany Robin, actor Richard Todd, Mr and Mrs Russ Tamblyn and Richard Beymer.
Interior. L/S stars waiting in foyer to be presented to Queen. C/U Peter Sellers and actor Richard Attenborough. Exterior. Various shots Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon arriving by car. Odeon manager greets them before they enter the cinema. Various C/Us Queen shaking hands with dignitaries: Sir Philip Warter and Mr. Bromhead. C/U Cliff Richard adjusting his tie. The Queen is then introduced to Lady Warter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wise and Lord Archibald. M/S stars waiting to be presented. C/U Princess Margaret talking to Mr. and Mrs. Wise. C/U Lord Snowdon. C/U Queen shaking hands with actress Sylvia Syms (back view) and Cliff.
C/U Lord Mountbatten, Monty Morton and Colonel Lewis. C/U Queen shaking hands with Peter Sellers. C/U Lord Snowdon talking to Sylvia Syms and shaking hands with Cliff. M/S Lord Mountbatten talking to Sylvia. C/U Queen talking to Pat Boone. C/U Queen talking to Melina Mercouri and shaking hands with Yul Brynner. C/U Princess Margaret talking to Melina. Various shot small girl presenting bouquet to Queen. Various shots small boy in kilt presenting bouquet to Princess Margaret. The children are Clare Maxwell and Brent Maxwell, grandchildren of ABC cinema's founder.