• Short Summary

    Anti-Greek demonstration during the State visit of King and Queen of Greece.

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    GV. Exterior of the Aldwych Theatre. GV. & SV. People going into the Theatre. GV. Inside the foyer. SCU. Earl Mountbatten talking to the Earl of Avon (Anthony Eden). SCU. Yeomen of the Guard.

    SV. Princess Marina, Princess Alexandra and her husband Mr Angus Ogilvy arriving and being greeted. SV. Princess Alexandra and Mr Ogilvy. SV. The Queen Mother talking to the Duke of Gloucester. GV. & SV.

    SV. Exterior, crowds of anti-Greek demonstrators. LV. The Queen Elizabeth II and King Paul of Greece arriving. SCU. Demonstrators holding banner. LV. Queen Frederika and Prince Philip arriving. SV. Interior, Queen being greeted by Foreign Secretary Lord Home, who also greets King Paul and they both shake hands with Lady Home. CU. Yeomen of the Guard. SV. Queen Frederika and Prince Philip being greeted by Lord and Lady Home. SCU. King Paul and the Queen Mother. CU. Queen. SCU. Queen Frederika as she greets and kisses the Queen Mother.

    GV. The Greek Embassy. SV. Mrs Betty Ambatielos, English born wife of Greek political prisoner, being interviewed by reporters. Her husband has been imprisoned for 16 years. CU. Mrs Ambatielos. GV. The Greek Embassy. SV. & SCU. Mrs Ambatielos holding up document which contains assurance of Greek Prime Minister that he will urge the King to release Mr Ambatielos.

    GV. Crowds of demonstrators in Trafalgar Square. SV. Police struggling with demonstrators. SCU. Banner falls to the ground, policeman bends down, picks it up and screws it into a ball.

    SV. Police struggling with demonstrators - two shots. SV. Demonstrator being carried away by police. GV. The crowds around Trafalgar Square moving towards Admiralty Arch - two shots. GV. Admiralty Arch with demonstrators moving towards it.

    GV. Line of police stretching across the Arch. GV. Demonstrators marching down Whitehall. SV. Man laying in road with his head on policeman's foot. GV. Large amount of police struggling with the crowd - two shots. SV. Policeman pushing demonstrator back into the rest of the crowd. GV. The struggling continues with police horses moving amongst the crowd - two shots. SV. Policemen handling demonstrator. GV. The mounted police moving amongst the crowd dispersing them. SV. Mounted policeman moving along crowds. SV. Two dishevelled girls. GV. Buckingham Palace with police in foreground. GV. Mass of demonstrators coming towards camera across the park. GV. Pan, a lot of policemen running to meet the demonstrators. SV. Policemen attending a colleague who has been hurt. GV. The Palace.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:05:00 / 01:07:55:00

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