• Short Summary

    GREEK FLAGS ARE FLYING, AND 39 PRINCES AND PRINCESSES FROM ALL PARTS OF EUROPE ARE IN ATHENS FOR THE 60TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS OF KING PAUL OF GREECE ON DECEMBER 14TH.

  • Description

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    GV. PLANE ARRIVES.
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    2.
    SV. PRINCES SOPHIA SPEAKING WITH PRINCESS ANDREW.
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    3.
    SV. PRINCES SOPHIA AND IRENE WITH PRINCESS ANDREW.
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    SV. PRINCES HARALD OF NORWAY DOWN STEPS OF PLANE.
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    SIDE V.. PRINCESSES SOPHIA, IRENE, AND ANDREW GREETING GUESTS.
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    CU. BACKVIEW OF DON JUAN CARLOS GREETING GUESTS.
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    SV. PRINCESSES KISSING GUESTS ON ARRIVAL.
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    8.
    CU. DITTO.
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    9.
    CU. DON JUAN CARLOS FILMING.
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    10.
    SV. PRINCESSES GREETING MORE GUESTS.
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    LV. MORE GUESTS DOWN STEPS OF PLANE.
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    12.
    SV. PRINCESSES AND CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE GREETING GUESTS.
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    13.
    LV. PEOPLE WALKING AWAY FROM PLANE.
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    14.
    SV. PRINCESS MARINA PRINCESS ALEXANDRA DOWN STEPS OF PLANE.
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    15.
    SV. PRINCESS MARINE GREETED BY KING PAUL WHO ALSO GREETS PRINCES ALEXANDRA.
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    16.
    LV. CROWD AND PRESSMEN.
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    17.
    CU. PRINCESS MARINA BEING PRESENTED TO OFFICIALS
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    18.
    CU. KING PAUL WALKING TOWARDS.
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    19.
    SV. QUEEN MOTHER OF RUMANIA, DOWN STEPS OF PLANE.
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    CU. BEING GREETED BY KING PAUL AND OTHERS.
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    SV KING PAUL WITH GUESS WALKS AWAY.
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    LV. PRINCESS MARINA AND PRINCESS ALEXANDRA WITH OTHER ROYAL GUESTS WALK AWAY.
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    Background: GREEK FLAGS ARE FLYING, AND 39 PRINCES AND PRINCESSES FROM ALL PARTS OF EUROPE ARE IN ATHENS FOR THE 60TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS OF KING PAUL OF GREECE ON DECEMBER 14TH.

    ROYAL GUESTS ARRIVED IN A STEADY STREAM AT ATHENS AIRPORT ON DECEMBER 13TH, WHERE THEY WERE FILMED IN COLOUR BY PRINCE JUAN CARLOS OF SPAIN, A HAPPY MAN, FOR KING PAUL HAS CHOSEN HIS BIRTHDAY AS THE MOMENT TO CELEBRATE PRINCE JUAN'S ENGAGEMENT TO HIS DAUGHTER, 23-YEAR-OLD PRINCESS SOPHIA.

    AMONG EARLY ARRIVALS TO BE GREETED BY PRINCESS SOPHIA, AND PRINCESS ANDREW, THE KING'S SISTER, WAS PRINCE HARALD OF NORWAY. ALSO PRESENT AT THE AIRPORT TO GREET THE GUESTS WAS PRINCESS IRENE, SISTER OF SOPHIA, AND CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE, THE KING'S 21-YEAR-OLD SON.

    A BRITISH EUROPEAN AIRWAYS CONEY BROUGHT PRINCESS MARINA OF BRITAIN AND HER DAUGHTER, PRINCESS ALEXANDRA. KING PAUL, RESPLENDENT IN FULL ADMIRAL'S UNIFORM, GREETED HIS COUSIN AND HER DAUGHTER. NEXT ARRIVALS INCLUDED THE EX-QUEEN MOTHER OF RUMANIA, A SISTER OF KING PAUL.

    ON THE NIGHT OF DECEMBER 13TH, THE GUESTS DINED WITH KING PAUL AT THE ROYAL PALACE. ON DECEMBER 14TH THEY WERE TO TRAVEL IN A 17-CAR PROCESSION TO ATHENS CATHEDRAL FOR A THANKSGIVING SERVICE AND IN THE EVENING ATTEND A BALL IN THE THRONE ROOM OF THE PALACE.

    THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, HUSBAND OF QUEEN ELIZABETH OF BRITAIN, WHO IS THE NEPHEW OF KING PAUL, WILL ARRIVE ON DECEMBER 15TH FROM TANGANYIKA WHERE HE HAS BEEN ATTENDING THE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6I3PWECEUEKZYRUP5ZIU3PTBB
    Media URN:
    VLVA6I3PWECEUEKZYRUP5ZIU3PTBB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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