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  • Short Summary

    King Tino of Greece remains exiled in Switzerland.

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    Athens, Greece.

    Intertitle: "GREECE CALLS FOR 'TINO' but exiled King defers return from Switzerland till sure of Allies action".

    M/S of King Tino coming out of a car and climbing some steps towards the camera. Panning shot over a dense crowd in a huge outdoor arena, a military orchestra waits to play in the foreground. M/S, of soldiers marching. M/S of a flagpole flying the Stars and Stripes. C/U of King Tino standing in front of a snowy slope, he smiles for the camera.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:22:00 / 01:32:00:00
    G 728

Comments (1)

  1. Mandoum says

    Coming out of the car is Premier Venizelos still with bandaged arm, following the attempt at his life on July 30th, 1920. He is probably mounting the steps of what was then Parliament building, now the National Historical Museum at Stadhiou Street, Athens. King Konstantine (affectionately "Tino") is seen at the end. The crowd scene took place at the Panathenean Stadium and probably shows festivities for the signing of the Sèvres Treaty.

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