• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh attends a premier of "Yangtse Incident" at Plaza, Haymarket.

  • Description

    Plaza Theatre, London.

    GV. Plaza theatre at night with neon lights outside reading "Richard Todd in Yangtse Incident" - title scene. GV. Interior of foyer as people arrive, there are some sailors in the foreground. SCU. Seamen and WREN'S arriving and entering the foyer. SV. Model of the destroyer 'Amethyst' in background, crowds in foyer. SV. Richard Todd, who stars int he film, arrives with wife. They walk into CU. SCU. Commander Kerens who commanded the 'Amethyst' in the foyer with producer Herbert Wilcox and his wife Anna Neagle. The Commander walks towards and out of picture and Herbert Wilcox and wife walk into close up. CU. The bridge section of the model of 'Amethyst'. SV. Commander Kerens showing the model to Anna Neagle. SV. Duke of Edinburgh arriving accompanied by another man. LV. Duke shakes hands with personalities, & SV. SCU. The Duke shaking hands with Herbert Wilcox then he shakes hands with Anna Neagle. She has a few words with him. SV. Duke moves down the line and shakes hands with Richard Todd. SCU. Richard Todd has a few words with the Duke. He moves on and shakes hands with Michael Anderson who directed the picture. LV. Duke talking to the crew of the Amethyst. BV. Duke talking to one of the crew. CU. Duke laughing in the background to Commander Kerens. SV. Duke talking with Commander Kerens, model of the Amethyst is in the foreground. GV. Duke makes his way from the foyer to enter the theatre. SCU. Camera pans with the Duke as he walks from the foyer.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene F) (Special for A.B.C. Cinemas)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:06:00 / 01:08:41:00
    57/28 Special

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