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  • Short Summary

    EOKA's leader Colonel Grivas arrives to Athens.

  • Description

    Athens, Greece.

    Various shots of Dakota planes arriving, one of them carrying EOKA's (the national organisation of Cypriot Struggle for Union with Greece) leader Colonel Grivas. Various shots of Colonel Grivas being welcomed by his friends etc. LS. & CU. Colonel Grivas standing in open car, saluting crowds. SV. Colonel Grivas saluting. CU. Mrs Grivas being led up steps. Various shots of Colonel Grivas shaking hands with Greek Prime Minister Karamanlis by entrance of Presidency, while Mrs Grivas, Archbishop of Athens Theokilitos and Bishop of Kitoum Anthimos are about to leave the Presidency. Various shots of procession preceded by motorcycles and police cars, strong police force holding back crowds. Colonel Grivas arrives at the Unknown Soldier's tomb platform.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 20/03/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2766.29
    Media URN:
    69942
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:38:00 / 01:48:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 3193 E

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