• Short Summary

    This morning at Eleftheria Square of Votanikos, an Athens Suburb, a bust of the discoverer of penicillin, late Sir Alexander Fleming, was unveiled and the Square was renamed Fleming Square.

  • Description

    1.
    Semi-general view of Flemming Square with the attendance.


    2.
    Arrival of Athens Mayor Mr. Tsokalas.


    3.
    Fleming's bust covered.


    4.
    Athens Mayor explaining the contribution of the Late scientist to Humanity.


    5.
    General view of the officials.


    6.
    The unveiling of the bust by Athens Mayor.


    7.
    Closer shot of the bust and in the background the British flag.


    8.
    General view of Fleming Square.


    9.
    People following the ceremony from surrounding balconies.


    10.
    Professor and former Rector of Athens University Dr. Mitoussis, a personal friend of the late British scientist reviews the life and the success of the poor boy that was Dr. Alexander Fleming before he became a doctor.


    11.
    Close-up of the bust of Fleming.


    12.
    Professor Mitoussis speaking and in the background the bust.


    13.
    Applauses.


    14.
    The ceremony is over and the officials leave the ceremony place.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: This morning at Eleftheria Square of Votanikos, an Athens Suburb, a bust of the discoverer of penicillin, late Sir Alexander Fleming, was unveiled and the Square was renamed Fleming Square. This is another sign homage and appreciation of the Greek People to the memory of the Great British Scientist. Government members, Athens Mayor, the British Ambassador to Greece and many other officials attended the unveiling ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADVXKOIMR6DU556KAT6HN3OU1K
    Media URN:
    VLVADVXKOIMR6DU556KAT6HN3OU1K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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