• Short Summary

    KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE AND HIS BRIDE-TO-BE, PRINCES ANNE MARIE OF DENMARK, RELAXED TODAY (THURSDAY) AS FINAL PREPARATIONS WERE BEING MADE FOR THEIR WEDDING IN ATHENS CATHEDRAL TOMORROW.

  • Description

    KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE AND HIS BRIDE-TO-BE, PRINCES ANNE MARIE OF DENMARK, RELAXED TODAY (THURSDAY) AS FINAL PREPARATIONS WERE BEING MADE FOR THEIR WEDDING IN ATHENS CATHEDRAL TOMORROW.

    THERE WERE NO OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENTS FOR THE COUPLE TODAY, ALTHOUGH THEY WERE THE GUESTS OF HONOUR AT A BALL IN THE ROYAL PALACE LAST NIGHT -- THE FUTURE HOME OF THE COUPLE. ATTENDING THE BALL WERE THE ROYALTY OF EUROPE, WHO'VE BEEN ARRIVING IN THE GREEK CAPITAL DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS.

    ASIDE FROM POLITICAL HEAD S OF STATE AND LEADERS OF THE EASTERN CHURCH, NO LESS THAN 145 MEMBERS OF RULING, OR FORMER RULING, ROYAL FAMILIES ARE NOW IN ATHENS FOR THE WEDDING CELEBRATION.

    MEMBERS OF THE GREEK ROYAL FAMILY HAVE BEEN AT ATHENS AIRPORT ALMOST CONTINUALLY DURING THE LAST FEW DAYS TO MEET ALL THE GUESTS PERSONALLY -- AND FOR ATHENS AIRPORT IT HAS MEANT POMP AND CEREMONY ALMOST WITHOUT PAUSE.

    THE LATEST BATCH OF ARRIVALS FLEW INTO ATHENS AIRPORT YESTERDAY. AMONG THEM, KING OLAV OF NORWAY, KING BAUDOUIN AND QUEEN FABIOLA OF BELGIUM, QUEEN JULIANA OF HOLLAND WITH PRINCE BERNHARD AND PRINCESS BEATRIX. OTHER EUROPEAN ROYALTY INCLUDED PRINCE CHARLES OF LUXEMBURG, PRINCESS MARINA OF KENT AND EX-KING UMBERTO OF ITALY.

    AMONG THE HEADS OF THE EASTERN CHURCH WHO'VE GONE TO ATHENS FOR THE WEDDING ARE ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS, THE CYPRIOT PRESIDENT, MONSIGNOR IACOVOS, THE GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHBISHOP OF THE AMERICAS, AND FROM THE SOVIET UNION, ALEXI, PATRIARCH OF ALL RUSSIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1SNOBFI9DKBWZTWNOHLZL6K86
    Media URN:
    VLVA1SNOBFI9DKBWZTWNOHLZL6K86
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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