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    Greece is getting ready for De Gaulle's visit.

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    Title in French reads 'Profil de la Grece'.

    Scenic shot of Greek coast with many small islands seen. Various shots of goat herder with his goats. MS. Man and woman on a small horse carrying side baskets. Various shots of the fishermen in harbour pulling in nets. MCU. Woman working with piece of string in her hands. GV. Greek buildings hundreds of years old. Aerial view of small Greek village. More shots of the ancient and recent monuments. GV. Hundreds of crosses on French military graveyard in Salonika (Thessaloniki) showing the graves of fighters who died in Greece during the World War I. MS. Steel helmeted troops running through bushes. Various shots of the King Paul of Greece presenting arms to his soldiers. MS. King Paul. MS. Members of the Greek Army march past, part of their NATO contingent. Various shots of the Greek soldiers during extensive training - rope climbing, crawling under wire and mountain climbing. LS. Coach moving along dusty road. GV. Work in progress on building new road. MS. Car on new road. GV. Vast harbour with large ships. GV. Shipbuilding yard. BGV. City of Athens. LV. Ancient Acropolis standing over city. Various travelling shots through Athens showing modern development. Various shots of the street scenes in Athens showing man selling sponges. CU. Greek police traffic controller. More shots of the busy streets of Athens. Various shots, at night, on street in Athens showing pavement cafe and waiter at work. Good long shot of sun setting over waters. LS. Acropolis and Parthenon floodlit at night.


    Date found in the old record - 16/05/1963.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:43:00 / 01:58:27:00
    UN 3744 D

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