• Short Summary

    Archbishop Makarios receives huge welcome on his return to Cyprus.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CYPRUS - MAKARIOS ACCLAIMED".

    Cyprus.

    General view of Cyprus. Several shots of Archbishop Makarios arriving back at Nicosia airport after his exile of three years. He is greeted by officials including the Bishops of Kitium and Salamis. Makarios walks to his car, accompanied by Governor of Cyprus, Sir Hugh Foot. Crowds line the streets and cheer as he goes by.

    Makarios is driven slowly through the streets of Nicosia in an open car. The frenzied crowds cheer wildly, wave and run alongside the cavalcade. Makarios is surrounded by security men. M/S of church bell being rung. L/Ss of Makarios waving to the excited crowds from the balcony of his residence.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1571.19
    Media URN:
    50436
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:48:00 / 01:25:05:00
    Canister:
    59/19

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