• Short Summary

    WITH ROYAL ROMANCES VERY MUCH IN THE NEWS AT THE MOMENT, OUR CAMERAMAN IN ATHENS FILMED CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE OF GREECE AND HIS 17-YEAR-OLD FIANCEE PRINCESS ANNE-MARIE OF DENMARK AT THEIR FIRST OFFICIAL MEET THE PRESS APPEARANCE YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    WITH ROYAL ROMANCES VERY MUCH IN THE NEWS AT THE MOMENT, OUR CAMERAMAN IN ATHENS FILMED CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE OF GREECE AND HIS 17-YEAR-OLD FIANCEE PRINCESS ANNE-MARIE OF DENMARK AT THEIR FIRST OFFICIAL MEET THE PRESS APPEARANCE YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

    THE COUPLE WERE FILMED INSIDE THE ROYAL PALACE AND STROLLING IN THE PALACE GARDENS. CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE IS AT PRESENT ACTING AS REGENT, DURING KING PAUL'S ILLNESS.

    THEY BECAME ENGAGED IN JANUARY 1963 AND PLAN TO MARRY IN JANUARY NEXT YEAR. PRINCESS ANNE-MARIE IS THE YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF KING FREDERIK AND QUEEN INGRID OF DENMARK. SOME REPORTS INDICATE THAT SHE WILL CHANGE HER RELIGION TO THE GREEK ORTHODOX FAITH AND RENOUNCE ANY RIGHTS TO THE DANISH THRONE BEFORE THE WEDDING.

    CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE, 23-YEAR-OLD, HAS BEEN SCHOOLED IN HANDLING STATE AFFAIRS SINCE CHILDHOOD. HE RECEIVED A CLASSICAL EDUCATION, AND SPEAKS BOTH ENGLISH AND GERMAN, IN ADDITION TO SERVING WITH ALL THREE ARMED FORCES. HE IS AN ENTHUSIASTIC YACHTSMAN AND WON A GOLD MEDAL FOR GREECE IN THE 1960 ROME OLYMPICS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9OLCCGX5C6SZ6PXVWKTE6GY2U
    Media URN:
    VLVA9OLCCGX5C6SZ6PXVWKTE6GY2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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