• Short Summary

    KING PAUL OF GREECE AND QUEEN FREDERIKA CELEBRATED THEIR SILVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ON WEDNESDAY.SPECIAL PRAYERS?

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    KING PAUL OF GREECE AND QUEEN FREDERIKA CELEBRATED THEIR SILVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ON WEDNESDAY.SPECIAL PRAYERS WERE SAID IN THE PALACE CHAPEL IN ATHENS.

    THE ARCHBISHOP OF ATHENS CONDUCTED THE SERVICE, ATTENDED BY THE ROYAL FAMILY, CLOSE FRIENDS, MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT AND A FEW OFFICIALS.LEADERS OF THE CENTRE UNION, THE MAJOR OPPOSITION PARTY, WERE NOT PRESENT.

    THE KING, WHO IS 62 SUCCEEDED TO THE THRONE IN 1947.QUEEN FREDERIKA IS 46.IN THE PAST YEAR THERE HAS BEEN OUTSPOKEN CRITICISM OF THE ROYAL FAMILY IN OPPOSITION NEWSPAPERS ON SUCH ISSUES AS THE STATE DOWRY GRANTED TO THE KING'S ELDEST DAUGHTER, PRINCESS SOPHIA, THE COST OF HER MARRIAGE TO DON JUAN OF SPAIN, AND THE INCREASE IN THE KING'S CIVIL LIST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6L0W6MF2X0XHPMR1LB1TBMLSS
    Media URN:
    VLVA6L0W6MF2X0XHPMR1LB1TBMLSS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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