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    Mr Venizelo's body - not the least striking of the many strange costumes seen at the peace conference. France.

    Bodyguards of Greek premier Eleutherios Venizelos; walking in a row toward camera; with famous Paris monument the Arc de Triomphe in BG. The men; except for one in military uniform; are dressed in 2 different types of traditional Greek clothing. 3 wear flowing capes; white collared shirts under some vest; a sort of knee-length skirt; and dark boots. The other 3 wear short tunics with a brocade trim; white leggings with white strips wrapped round their calves and some big shoes -- this outfit is topped off by a dark hat with flowing fabric hanging down the side of the head. (Venizelos had resigned as Premier in 1915; but took over again after the forced abdication of King Constantine and entered the war on the side of the Allies.)

    Treaty of Versailles, World War One; peace conference; Greece.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:31:00 / 01:44:49:00
    ON 122 K
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    ON 122 K
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    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    CLEMENCEAU Paris Peace Conference 00 Treaty of Versailles sdsds (Ep.1) Versailles Greece Greece Greece WW1
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