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    Athens, Greece.

    Title: "GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY. General Pangalos Military Dictator, at great ceremony in the immense Stadium".

    Panning L/S of the enormous, packed spectator stands of a large sports stadium. M/S of an entourage of military officers walking towards the camera, in the middle of it all in General Theodoros Pangalos tipping his hat towards cheering crowds. L/S of a vast Greek flag being raised up a flagpole in front of the packed stands.

    Intertitle: "The famous 'Evzones' ... the crack Greek Infantry ... head march of National Troops".

    M/S of a troop of soldiers in traditional Greek uniforms; tutus and shoes with large pom-poms. M/S of the 'Evzones' marching past the saluting General. M/S of a troop of sailors passing the dictator.

    Note: the print transferred on Pathe Master tape *PM0490* is tinted orange.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25719
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    490.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:08:00 / 01:42:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1290
    Sort Number:
    G 1290
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Greek Army Greece Greece
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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