• Short Summary

    ROYALTY STREAMED INTO ATHENS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FOR THE WEDDING ON FRIDAY OF KING CONSTANTINE OF THE HELLENES AND PRINCESS ANNE-MARIE OF DENMARK.

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    ROYALTY STREAMED INTO ATHENS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) FOR THE WEDDING ON FRIDAY OF KING CONSTANTINE OF THE HELLENES AND PRINCESS ANNE-MARIE OF DENMARK. GUESTS WHO HAD ARRIVED EARLIER, OFFICIALS AND DIPLOMATS CROWDED THE AIRPORT TO GREET THE NEWCOMERS.

    KING CONSTANTINE PERSONALLY WELCOMED KING GUSTAV ADOLF OF SWEDEN, THE GRANDFATHER OF HIS EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD BRIDE, WHEN HE ARRIVED IN THE AFTERNOON. THE SWEDISH KING WAS ACCOMPANIED BY PRINCESS CHRISTINA. QUEEN LOUISE OF SWEDEN IS TEMPORARILY INDISPOSED AND WILL NOT ATTEND THE WEDDING.

    ARRIVING FROM BRITAIN IN THE AFTERNOON WERE THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, PRINCESS ANNE AND PRINCE CHARLES. THEY TOO WERE GREETED BY KING CONSTANTINE AND HIS MOTHER, PRINCESS ALICE OF GREECE.

    (KING CONSTANTINE AND HIS FIANCEE YESTERDAY PAID A SURPRISE VISIT TO THE INFORMATION CENTRE SET UP FOR SOME 800 FOREIGN AND GREEK CORRESPONDENTS AND CAMERAMEN COVERING THE ROYAL WEDDING. THE KING TOLD THEM: "I HOPE YOU ARE ENJOYING THE DAYS OF MY WEDDING AS WE ARE." HE DECLINED TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS HONEYMOON PLANS.)
    (THAT NIGHT QUEEN MOTHER FREDERIKA AND KING CONSTANTINE GAVE A DINNER PARTY FOR THEIR ROYAL GUESTS AT THE ATHENS ROYAL YACHT CLUB.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAPFXR0F2XIMARJH5NJSHYZFI8
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPFXR0F2XIMARJH5NJSHYZFI8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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