• Short Summary

    Travelogue showing pleasures of Mikonos and a famous inhabitant - Petros the Pelican.

  • Description

    Mikonos (aka Myconos), Greece.

    C/U of bare feet in the sea, pan up to pretty shot of seascape. Various shots of the island - buildings, windmill, housing, harbour, docks etc.

    Fisherman making souvenir windmill. He has a little stall of souvenirs. C/U of a Pelican. Narrator tells us that "he is no ordinary Pelican". Various shots of souvenir sellers on the quayside and the Pelican wandering about. His name is Petros and apparently he has claimed "the freedom of the island". Various shots of holidaymakers enjoying the sun and quayside bars. Tourists sit at cafe tables. Couples walk along hand in hand. Local shops selling postcards, stalls selling jewellery etc. Petros takes a fish from the hand of a local. Petros wanders around and goes through open doors whenever he pleases. Other livestock is seen in the street including big pigs. Petros has a drink from a bucket of water.

    Cuts exist - see separate records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    313.03
    Media URN:
    3683
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:45:00 / 01:08:23:00
    Canister:
    CP 530

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