• Short Summary

    King George II of Greece leaves London to reclaim his throne in Athens.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Greek King Leaves - George II recalled to Athens".

    London and Dover, Kent.

    Exiled King George II of Greece leaves London to reclaim throne in Athens.

    Various shots of crowds of reporters and press photographers outside Brown's Hotel. King George II comes out of hotel and gets into waiting car.

    Various shots of King George walking along platform at Victoria Station. A large crowd of dignitaries wait beside train to say goodbye to King. According to narrator Duke and Duchess of York and Duke and Duchess of Kent are amongst the crowd (we do not see them). Good shots of Prince of Wales (Prince Edward, King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) saying goodbye to King.

    Various shots of King George and entourage walking along quayside at Dover. We see him walk up gangplank to cross Channel ferry. L/S of ferry sailing out to sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    843.23
    Media URN:
    12228
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:19:00 / 01:23:40:00
    Canister:
    35/92

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