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    Italian Prime Minister Alcide de Gasperi visits Greece.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Item title reads - 'Il viaggio in Grecia del Presidente del Consiglio.'

    Italian Prime Minister Alcide de Gasperi visits Greece.

    C/U de Gasperi arriving at Rome airport. L/S as he takes off hat to Guard of Honour. M/S aircraft. L/S crowd, pan to aircraft taking off. M/S volcano. M/S de Gasperi with officials seated in aircraft. Various aerial shots of Athens. M/S Grecian Guard of Honour. Various shots as de Gasperi is greeted by officials and inspects Guard of Honour. Various shots of Athens street scenes with Grecian policeman directing traffic. M/S priest talking to man in street. Various shots as de Gasperi walks towards Unknown Warrior's memorial with wreath. C/U wreath. L/S de Gasperi standing to attention, pan up to memorial. M/S people applauding. M/S de Gasperi waving to crowd. Pan across the Acropolis. L/S de Gasperi and officials looking up at it. L/S Acropolis, pan to L/S Athens. L/S de Gasperi's car arriving at Acropolis. Various shots of him there. M/S de Gasperi and party at ruins.

    Travelling shot along Grecian road. M/S de Gasperi and Greek Premier General N. Plastiras posing for cameras with their wives. Various shots of canal. L/S de Gasperi and party. M/S as he gets out of car outside school. M/S schoolchildren rising to greet him. M/S Gasperi and children. C/U of him amidst waving flags. M/S audience listening to him speaking into microphone. L/S wreath being laid on memorial. M/S de Gasperi standing to attention. M/S as he walks past Guard of Honour. Various shots as he shakes hands with officials at airport. Various shots of people waving as plane taxis away. Various shots at Rome airport as he returns. C/U of him giving interview to press men.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:46:00 / 01:42:24:00
    UN 2494 I

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