• Short Summary

    KING PAUL OF THE HELLENES CELEBRATED HIS 60TH BIRTHDAY, DEC 14, AT ONE OF THE LARGEST FORMAL FAMILY GATHERING IN ATHENS SINCE HIS OWN WEDDING IN 1938.

  • Description

    KING PAUL OF THE HELLENES CELEBRATED HIS 60TH BIRTHDAY, DEC 14, AT ONE OF THE LARGEST FORMAL FAMILY GATHERING IN ATHENS SINCE HIS OWN WEDDING IN 1938. THE GREEK ROYAL FAMILY AND 34 EUROPEAN PRINCESS AND PRINCESSES, MOST OF THEM RELATED TO KING PAUL AND QUEEN FREDERIKA, WERE PRESENT AT THE PALACE RECEPTION, WHERE THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, GOVERNMENT AND OTHER OFFICIALS TENDERED THEIR CONGRATULATIONS.

    SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT OF THE RECEPTION - THE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ENGAGEMENT OF KING PAUL'S ELDEST DAUGHTER, PRINCESS SOPHIA, AND DON JUAN CARLOS, SON OF THE CLAIMANT TO THE THRONE OF SPAIN.

    CELEBRATIONS CULMINATED IN A PALACE BALL, ATTENDED BY VISITING ROYALTY AND SOME 500 GUESTS. ONE GUEST STILL TO COME IS PRINCE PHILIP, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, WHO WAS TO ARRIVE DEC 15 AFTER BEING DETAINED BY PREVIOUS ENGAGEMENTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2IIORFJZP1HMG05UW4U34RSWE
    Media URN:
    VLVA2IIORFJZP1HMG05UW4U34RSWE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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