KING TROOP WINS THE ROYAL HUNT CUP 39 horses start the Royal Hunt Cup horse race at the Ascot Racecourse in 1961. King Troop beats Robeson's Choice at the finish. The crowd mills after the race. Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family enjoy the afternoon.
ROYAL HUNT CUP AT THE ASCOT The new multi-million dollar grandstand at the Ascot Racecourse in Britain is filled with fans who turned out for the running of the Royal Hunt Cup. They watch Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip and Princess Margarets ride in their horse and carriages. A large selection of ladies hats abound as usual.
CHELSEA FLORAL SHOW Queen Elizabeth opens the Chelsea Floral show, a highlight of the spring season. Also attending is Princess Margaret, Anthony Armstrong Jones, and the Queen Mother. The display on the grounds of the Royal Hospital attracts thousands to view the tens of thousands of blooms. Prince Philip views the cut flower arrangements.
MEG TO WED As congratulations and good wishes pour in from all over the world following the surprise announcement of Princess Margaret's engagement to court photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, the happy couple spends a secluded week-end at the royal lodge with Queen Mother Elizabeth. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
MEG AND PETER OF GREAT BRITAIN Rumors of an impending decision by the Royal Family and the Government of Great Britain on the romance between Princess Margaret and Captain Peter Townsend fly as he returns from diplomatic duty abroad. The nation is agog sharing an exciting week that sees the sweethearts reunited, Captain Townsend dining at the Palace, and the Royal Family closeted with the Archbishop of Canterbury prime foe of the marriage.
PRINCESS MARGARET HAS A SON The Queen's sister and the Earl of Snowden are the proudest parents in all of Britain as they have their first child, fifth in line to the throne. An announcement is hung on the palace gates.
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