• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret at National Playing Fields ball at Grosvenor House.

  • Description

    Grosvenor House, London.

    SV. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) with actor John Mills and Princess Margaret arriving to Grosvenor House to attend National Playing Fields ball, they are presented with flowers on arrival. GV. Top view, guests seated at tables, & SV. SV. Lord and Lady Mountbatten with Princesses, seated at table.

    LV. Cricketers walking out onto ballroom floor. SV. Top view, Roger Livesey putting sweater around umpire's neck. SV. Cricketer Bill Edrich batting, hits ball. Stumps fall. SV. Top view, two bowlers bowling, pan up to Edrich swiping, misses and stumps fall. SV. Royal party applauding.

    SV. Another cricketer at wicket. SV. Top view, bowler. SV. Batsman swipes, misses ball, stumps fall. SV. Top view, bowler preparing to bowl. SV. Cricketer at wicket. SV. Top view, actor Roger Livesey bowling. Batsman swipes, stumps drop. SV. Royal party applauding. LV. Roger Livesey batting. Batsman swipes ball and falls to floor. SV. Top view bowlers. SCU. Roger Livesey swipes ball, misses and stumps fall. SV. Royal party applauding.

    Top view, people applauding. SV. Actor Robertson Hare walking to bat. Front view, he hits winning run. GV. People dancing. SV. Top view, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh dancing with Lady Pamela Mountbatten. Top view, John Mills dancing with Princess Elizabeth.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:55:00 / 01:31:59:00

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