• Short Summary

    A YOUNG MAN AND A WOMAN WITH A BANNER CALLING FOR FREEDOM FOR THE GREEK PEOPLE TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TRIED TO LEAP IN FRONT OF THE CARRIAGE CARRYING KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE, AND HIS BRIDE-TO-BE PRINCESS ANNE MARIE, THROUGH THE STREETS OF COPENHAGEN, IN A FAREWELL TO THE CITY.

  • Description

    A YOUNG MAN AND A WOMAN WITH A BANNER CALLING FOR FREEDOM FOR THE GREEK PEOPLE TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TRIED TO LEAP IN FRONT OF THE CARRIAGE CARRYING KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE, AND HIS BRIDE-TO-BE PRINCESS ANNE MARIE, THROUGH THE STREETS OF COPENHAGEN, IN A FAREWELL TO THE CITY.

    IT WAS THE SECOND INCIDENT OF ITS KIND SINCE THE KING ARRIVED IN DENMARK LAST MONDAY TO CLAIM HIS 18 YEAR OLD BRIDE, WHOM HE IS TO MARRY IN ATHENS ON SEPTEMBER 18.

    THE TWO DEMONSTRATORS IN TODAY'S INCIDENT WERE SEIZED BY POLICE BEFORE THEIR BANNER WAS PROPERLY UNFURLED. IT HAPPENED AS THE COUPLE REACHED THE COPENHAGEN TOWN HALL, WHERE THEY WERE TO RECEIVED THE CITY'S WEDDING PRESENT.

    THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DEFIED A STEADY DRIZZLE TO WATCH THEIR PROGRESS FROM THE AMALIENBORG PALACE TO THE TOWN HALL IN AN OPEN BLACK AND GOLD CARRIAGE, ESCORTED BY MOUNTED TROOPS OF THE DANISH ROYAL HUSSARS.

    AT THE TOWN HALL, THE COUPLE WERE PRESENTED WITH THE CITY'S GIFT OF A GRAND PIANO AND 25,000 KRONER (ABOUT ???1,250 STERLING) IN THE FORM OF A CASH CONTRIBUTION TO THE ANNE-MARIE FUND FOR USE IN SOCIAL AND CULTURAL PURPOSES IN GREECE.

    THE COUPLE LEAVE WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DANISH ROYAL FAMILY FOR ATHENS TOMORROW (THURSDAY).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9IEGVQCL7PIEHF1KSEXF2D5QL
    Media URN:
    VLVA9IEGVQCL7PIEHF1KSEXF2D5QL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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