• 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

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    SV KING PAUL AND QUEEN FREDERIKA DOWN STEPS
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    2.
    SV PRINCE CONSTANTINE AND QUEEN MOTHER OF RUMANIA
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    3.
    SV PRINCESS OLGA OF YUGOSLAVIA WITH PRINCESS MARINA DOWN STEPS
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    SCU DON JUAN CARLOS AND PRINCESS SOPHIA
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    SV IN CENTRE OF GROUP. BEATRIX AND IRENE OF THE NETHERLANDS
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    6.
    GV TILT DOWN.. OF GROUP
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    CU DON JUAN CARLOS AND PRINCESS SOPHIA
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    SV PAN..OF GROUP
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    CU BEATRIX OF THE NETHERLANDS
    0.48

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    SV KING PAUL AND QUEEN FREDERIKA IN FRONT OF GROUP
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    CU DON JUAN CARLOS AND PRINCESS SOPHIA
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    Initials KJ/S/JH/ES


    EDITORS: SEE PRODS. 9138 & 9158/61

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2IIORFJZP1HMG05UW4U34RSWE
    Media URN:
    VLVA2IIORFJZP1HMG05UW4U34RSWE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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