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    Material relating to newsreel story "HRH sees Hong Kong by night" - 61/92.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "HRH sees Hong Kong by night" - 61/92.

    Princess sees Hong Kong by night. Various night shots of streets with neon signs. Princess Alexandra gets out of car and is greeted by Sir Sik-Nin Chau and Hon. Sir Michael Turner CBE. Various shots Princess on board barge transporting her across the harbour to the Sea Palace floating restaurant. G/V restaurant.

    The Princess is helped aboard the restaurant from the San Pan barge. The Princess walks along platform over tanks containing live fish. One fish is caught in a net for the Princess to inspect, it trashes about and splashes her. In the end a crawfish is chosen to be cooked for her dinner.

    Top shot Princess seated at her table in the restaurant between Sir Sik-Nin Chau and Sir Michael Turner on the left, Sir Sik-Nin Chau is serves food on the Princesses plate. We see the Princess eating her meal using chopsticks.

    The Princess arrives at the Lee Theatre; she walks up some steps then turns and waves to crowds. G/V interior theatre as the Princess walks to her seat in the Royal Circle. M/S as the Princess sits down. Various shots stage: a traditional Cantonese opera is being performed.

    Note: a black and white version of this story has been transferred on *PM1740*.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:02:54:00
    61/92 A (Selected Originals)

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