• Short Summary

    The Greek Royal Family sailed this morning in Patras harbour aboard the RHN destroyer "Polemistis" ("Warrior") to attend the celebrations and the litany of St.

  • Description

    1.
    Streets of Patras.


    2.
    The Royal Family disembarks at Patras quay.


    3.
    King Paul inspects a Guard of Honour at the quay.


    4.
    The Queen and the Royal Princesses.


    5.
    A view of Patras St.Andrew's Cathedral and the crowds; Orthodox clergymen await the arrival of the Royal Family.


    6.
    The Royal Family arrives at the Cathedral.


    7.
    A shot of the Archbishop Theoklitos surrounded by his Bishops.


    8.
    The litany of the Holy Icon of St.Andrew starts.


    9.
    Various shots of the procession and the crowds.


    10.
    The Royal Family follows the procession from the balcony of the City Hall.


    11.
    The Royal Family seen now at the entrance of the City Hall awaiting for the Holy Icon to pass by.


    12.
    The Royal Family worships the remnant of St.Andrew's just before the City Hall.


    13.
    The Holy Icon of St.Andrew's.


    14.
    King Paul watches the procession.




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    PS: Film shot in the afternoon of

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Greek Royal Family sailed this morning in Patras harbour aboard the RHN destroyer "Polemistis" ("Warrior") to attend the celebrations and the litany of St.Andrew's, Patron Saint of the City of Patras. The Te Deum was conducted at St.Andrew's Cathedral by Athens and All Greece Archbishop Theoklitos. Thousands of pious Orthodox crowds from all Achaia Area and the Western Peloponnese came to Patras to attend at the religious event of the year: the litany of St.Andrew's Holy Icon. The Royal Family watched the procession from the balcony of the City Hall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAJTQDQIS0P9CY54IZ3KA09EQ9
    Media URN:
    VLVAJTQDQIS0P9CY54IZ3KA09EQ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1959
    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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