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    ATHENS, GREECE: GV looking over
    Athens. LV people entering wrecked building. LV people walking past wrecked
    buildings. SBV two Greek women walking down road with box. LV women looking
    towards wrecked building showing men sorting over Debris. SV old women picking
    up firewood and another woman passes. LV British soldiers cleaning guns on tanks
    in town square. SCU British soldiers cleaning guns on tanks in town Square. GV
    people being dished out soup by a soldier. SCU little children waiting in queue
    for soup. SV people being dished out soup by soldier. SCU old man eating soup
    sitting on running board of lorry. SCU two men drinking soup - other people
    walking about in b-g. GV people looking for dead bodies in quarry. SV men
    looking at dead body. LV men in quarry, bodies in f-g. SCU men dusting heads of
    dead bodies. GV people beginning to riot. SBV people beginning to riot., showing
    British soldiers trying to stop rioting. SV British soldiers arresting rioter.
    SV ELAS prisoners being deloused by soldiers. SV prisoner having deloused down
    his back. SCU another prisoner being deloused. LV Field Marshall Alexander
    walking towards - other people and soldiers walking along. Angle shot people on
    balcony. STV Greek Guard of honour in national costume marching past. Shot
    Archbishop Damaskinos getting out of car - guard of honour in b-g. SV Greek
    guard of honour lined up. SCU Damaskinos walking past guard of honour blessing.
    GV British guard lined up in rain. SV British changing the guard in rain -
    signpost in road. SV Greeks looking on applauding pan to British guard marching
    along street in rain. Angle shot Field Marshall Alexander and Gen. Scobie
    looking on from Balcony. LTV crowd cheering and waving.



    GOOD SCENES:-GV of Athens - 4 men walking up hill. SV people walking
    past damaged building pan up damaged building. Angle shot woman in amongst
    wreckage. SV Damaskinos out of building accompanied by soldiers and others. SV
    Gen. Scobie and soldier in f-g. - 4 ministers in b-g. GV of harbour and
    shipping. Shot of 4 Swedish Red Cross ships at anchor outside Piraeus. Shot of
    unloading relief supplies from ship. Shot of unloading relief supplies from
    ship. SV men loading relief supplies in boxes into back of lorry. High angle
    shot of population crowding market buying food. Angle shot of population
    crowding a market buying food. LV population walking about - barrier in f-g.
    Shot from inside thru window of people walking about - soldiers and buildings.
    SV 2 young boys past building covered in posters and signs - dead man in corner
    (sitting upright holding stick) covered by sack. SV dead mean sitting on steps
    covered with a sack and wearing a hat - holding at stick. SV young boy takes
    sack and hat off dead man's head. CU dead man in corner without sack. SCU dead
    man in corner without sack over him. SCU boy replaces sack and hat over dead
    man. SV dead body in street - man passes in f-g. SV dead bodies on pavement. LV
    people in front of damaged building - dead body in f-g. SV people round dead
    body of soldier on pavement. Angle shot of 2 dead bodies on pavement. CU dead
    soldier in road. GV of people in quarry. CU digging out dead bodies. SV body
    being dug out. SCU bodies being dug out of stones in quarry. SV 3 men digging
    out bodies. SV 3 men looking at body. CU looking at dead body. GV people in
    quarry. GTV 3 men in a quarry digging out bodies. GTV 3 men in quarry digging
    out bodies. LV crowds in street - soldier in f-g. beside gun on tank. SV people
    in and around ruins. SV people in ruins Angle shot people in market buying food.
    LV people in street. SV civilians having shoes cleaned by shoe-cleaner at side
    of building.



    Greece; Greek Civil War; Personalities -
    Armed Forces; Personalities - Religious; Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander,
    1st Earl Alexander of Tunis (1891-1969), Archbishop Damaskinos (Demetrius
    Papandreou) (1891-1949)




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    MOVIETONE & A.F.U.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA10QEQ9T6Y043ZEULOBNQNCSKF
    Media URN:
    VLVA10QEQ9T6Y043ZEULOBNQNCSKF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1945
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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