• Short Summary

    An item following a trip round the picturesque Greek islands taking in Aegina, Poros and Hydra.

  • Description

    Various Greek islands.

    M/S of a man standing on a boat as it sails into a harbour, lots of people are standing on the quay and there are hills in the background. Another man unhooks the rope and prepares to throw it for tethering. L/S of many people and donkeys stood behind a rope, M/S of tourists getting off the boat. The narrator tells us this is Aegina, one of the Greek islands. M/S of a policeman walking in front of the people and their donkeys and out of the picture. Various shots of tourists getting on to the donkeys.

    L/S of a ruined temple on the hillside. M/S as a man helps a tourist called Gaye down from her donkey. M/S of Gaye and a male companion as they walk up towards the temple. The narrator says this temple was dedicated to Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom. Various shots of the temple and the view out to sea. L/S of the green sea, and the coastline, the camera pans round to show a ship. M/S through the window of the ship, there are rocks coming out of the water. M/S of the sea as the ship sails through the water, the camera moves up to show the island of Poros. M/S of Poros taken from the boat. M/S of people on the boat and the islands in the background, the camera moves across to show an island with lots of buildings on it. M/S of three men in the cabin, one is steering the boat. L/S of the ship on the water. C/U of the Captain. L/S taken from the ship of another ship in the distance. L/S of the sea. M/S of two female tourists in the foreground on the boat and an island in the background.

    L/S from the boat of the island of Hydra. L/S of the harbour with lots of boats moored there. M/S of the sea with boats on it and an anchor on the front of a ship, it has the name 'Mario' on the side. M/S of tourists walking along up a path and under a tree. L/S of a bell tower, the camera pans down to show people sat at tables eating outside a restaurant. M/S of other people sat on red benches and chairs playing chess.

    L/S of a man walking up a narrow street between two buildings, the camera pans round to show another street, a man is leading a donkey up it. C/U of a young man sat on a boat sketching, the harbour and buildings are in the background. C/U of his hands sketching, C/U of the artist's face. M/S as he sketches on the boat. L/S of a row of people lying on the beach with the waves lapping on the shore. L/S of the island with buildings amongst the hills and boats in the harbour.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:35:00 / 01:24:45:00
    CP 361

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