• Short Summary

    Greek Trade Unions thank British for help in ending Civil War + Royalists' peaceful demo.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Athenians Demonstrate".

    Greek Civil War, Athens, Greece.

    Various shots of Greek Trade Union leaders in garden of the British Embassy. They are meeting with Rex Leeper (aka Reginald Leeper), the British Ambassador. According to narrator the Trade Union delegation is there to thank the British for helping to end the Civil War.

    Various shots of demonstration of Royalists. They favour the return of the King. Demonstration in peaceful, people are happy. C/U of Georges Papandreou, ex-Prime Minister of Greece, looking over balcony of Hotel Grande Bretagne. He acknowledges the cheers of the great crowds. Workers' leaders give speeches from balcony. C/U of Simon Hadjadimitriou, Secretary General of the Confederation of Greek Workers speaking to crowds. People in crowd wave Union Jacks and Greek flags.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1143.16
    Media URN:
    39722
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:56:00 / 01:52:18:00
    Canister:
    45/10

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