• Short Summary

    MEMBERS OF THE GREEK ROYAL FAMILY, INCLUDING PRINCESS SOPHIA AND HER HUSBAND, DON CARLOS, WERE AMONG THE GUESTS AT A BALL AT AMALIENBORG PALACE, COPENHAGEN, ON SATURDAY NIGHT TO CELEBRATE THE ENGAGEMENT OF PRINCESS ANNE-MARIE OF DENMARK AND GREEK CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE.

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    MEMBERS OF THE GREEK ROYAL FAMILY, INCLUDING PRINCESS SOPHIA AND HER HUSBAND, DON CARLOS, WERE AMONG THE GUESTS AT A BALL AT AMALIENBORG PALACE, COPENHAGEN, ON SATURDAY NIGHT TO CELEBRATE THE ENGAGEMENT OF PRINCESS ANNE-MARIE OF DENMARK AND GREEK CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE.

    BEFORE THE GUESTS ARRIVED, THE 16-YEAR OLD PRINCESS AND HER FIANCE POSED FOR CAMERAMEN. WITH THEM WERE KING FREDERIK AND QUEEN INGRID, AND THEIR OTHER DAUGHTERS, PRINCESS BENEDIKTE AND MARGRETHE; PRINCESS IRENE OF GREECE AND HER SISTER, PRINCESS SOPHIA
    AS GUSTS ARRIVED FOR THE BALL, TEN DEMONSTRATORS CARRYING ANTI-GREEK SIGNS PARADED OUTSIDE THE PALACE. TWO MEN WERE ARRESTED.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS WALKED ONTO PALACE SQUARE CARRYING SIGNS READING "GREEK DICTATORSHIP WITH NATO WEAPONS." "ELIMINATE THE GREEK CONCENTRATION CAMPS", AND A PICTURE OF A GALLOWS DECORATED WITH THE DANISH WORD FOR CONGRATULATIONS. ROYAL GUARDS RAN ACROSS THE SQUARE AND ORDERED THE DEMONSTRATORS TO LEAVE, BUT THEIR BEARDED LEADER REFUSED TO GO SO.

    POLICE WERE CALLED AND ARRESTED THE TWO MEN CARRYING THE SIGNS. THE OTHER EIGHT DEMONSTRATORS, WHO INCLUDED THREE GIRLS, WERE ORDERED TO LEAVE THE PALACE AREA AT ONCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAIC6FOY2DXEUT2Q8QG7BCYGDU
    Media URN:
    VLVAIC6FOY2DXEUT2Q8QG7BCYGDU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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