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    GREEKS PRESS ON AS BRITISH AID GROWS includes: King of Greece at work Prisoners taken by Greeks Crown Princess visits wounded.

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    ATHENS, GREECE: CU showing banjo on equipment. Front shot of troops towards. SV pan motto on equipment in Greek. LV of children cheering and waving. SV children waving and cheering troops. LV battleship coming in alongside - a few sailors standing by. SV Greek dockworkers looking on. SV of prisoners lined up - Greek soldiers on guard. SBV crowds waving and cheering in street Greek flags flying from practically every building. CU of Greek and Turkish flag over building. CU Union Jack flying from building pan down building to people walking on pavement. SCU of military officer in street. CU same military officer.

    ATHENS, GREECE: GTV town Athens - masses of trees in f-g. GV crowd outside building. SV King George seated at desk - military officer gives him paper which he reads. CU of King George. GV cheering crowd pan to General Metaxas leaving building waving to crowd. CU Metaxas into car. LV int. Princess Fredericka visiting war wounded. CU Princess Fredericka visiting war wounded. SV princess talking to wounded soldier. SV Princess talking to wounded soldier. CU Princess talking to wounded soldier. SV Princess receives bouquet from wounded soldiers. CU of wounded soldiers. GV pan Italian prisoners in camp. SV track towards prisoners. CU prisoner. SV track towards prisoners - camera stops at 2 German prisoners. SCU of German prisoner. Pan from feet of prisoner up. to type. CU Bersaglieri hat. CU pan showing dilapidated footwear of prisoners. CU prisoner smiling. SV pan prisoner types. CU prisoner. SV Greek troops guarding prisoners. GV of Greek port. Pan along ship of sailors pulling on rope pan up to Union Jack flying. CU Union Jack. LV Greek troops and people on quayside pan to troops on battleship SV troops on battleship singing and cheering. CU troops on gangway. LV troops coming off ship. SV troops coming off ship. SCU troops coming off ship. SV sailors unloading cases from battleship. SV sailors unloading cases LV sailor unloading cases from battleship - troops coming off. SV troops coming off. CU dog being brought off ship. LV lorry being loaded on quayside. CU Greek sailors looking on. CU Greek sailors looking on. CU Greek sailor types looking on. LV hauling material off battleship. SV troops off ship carrying equipment. CU troops off ship carrying equipment. SV soldier salutes. GV pan showing troops lined up on quayside. SV an Army and RAF officer. CU pan officers smoking cigarettes. SV track towards British soldiers posing with Greek sailor. LV soldier shaking hands with Greek soldier. CU British soldier shaking hands with Greek soldier. Travel shot of troops in coaches past cheering crowd. Neare r travel shot of troops past in coaches. GV showing coaches past crowds - occupants of same shaking hands with crowds.

    GOOD SCENES: GTV town of Athens, trees in f-g, camera pans round showing more of town and buildings. GV showing Acropolis ruins overlooking city - damaged buildings in f-g. LV damaged Acropolis overlooking city buildings below in f-g. SV Acropolis ruins. CU Acropolis ruins. CU Greek writing over archway pan to Evzones marching out. SV Evzones past camera. TV Evzones drilling with rifles. SV Evzones drilling with rifles. CU pan one type to another. SV Evzones march away. GV pan Greek troops leaving for front 2 on horseback - others following on foot. SV pan greek troops leaving for front with horses loaded with equipment...

    Royalty; King George II of the Hellenes 1922-1923 & 1935-47; Prisoners of War; Military - Active; Queen Frederica of the Hellenes (1917-1981), Medicine and Health; Greece; Military - Injured
    Background: GREEKS PRESS ON AS BRITISH AID GROWS includes: King of Greece at work Prisoners taken by Greeks Crown Princess visits wounded. British reinforcements land.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8WD67HN04QSPDVH1W30KBFZBM
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WD67HN04QSPDVH1W30KBFZBM
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    GREECE:  GREEKS PRESS ON AS BRITISH AID GROWS includes: King of Greece at work Prisoners taken by Greeks Crown Princess visits wounded. British reinforcements land.

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