• Short Summary

    GENERAL GEORGE GRIVAS LAID LAUREL WREATH AT THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR'S MONUMENT IN ATHENS MARCH 31 TO MARK THE EIGHT ANNIVERSARY OF THE EOKA GREEK CYPRIOT RESISTANCE ORGANIZATION.

  • Description

    1.
    A general view of the Cathedral of Athens with crowds outside trying to got in and prevented by policemen.


    2.
    Grivas arrives at the Cathedral cheered by his friends and admirers.


    3.
    Various shots.


    4.
    (inside the Church with no lights) The cenotaph and the Orthodox Clergy conducting the memorial service (three shots).


    5.
    Crowds and strong police force.


    6.
    Grivas leaves the Cathedral.


    7.
    Close-up of General Grivas.


    8.
    Crowds and the marching EOKA and Cyprus Youth towards the Tomb.


    9.
    A general view of the procession.


    10.
    Grivas arrives at the Tomb and


    11.
    lays the wreath.


    12.
    Closer shot of Grivas.


    13.
    General view of the platforme of the Unknown Soldier's Tomb.




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    Background: GENERAL GEORGE GRIVAS LAID LAUREL WREATH AT THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR'S MONUMENT IN ATHENS MARCH 31 TO MARK THE EIGHT ANNIVERSARY OF THE EOKA GREEK CYPRIOT RESISTANCE ORGANIZATION. GENERAL GRIVAS LED EOKA DURING IT'S THREE-YEAR UNDERGROUND FIGHT AGAINST THE BRITISH AUTHORITIES IN CYPRUS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACWVGGCR7R1LHILQF4NSVWZPZO
    Media URN:
    VLVACWVGGCR7R1LHILQF4NSVWZPZO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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