• Short Summary

    The allies take key points of Greece and are welcomed by the locals.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Return to Greece.

    L/S Destroyer at sea, taken astern. M/S as they drop the anchor near Kythera. Locals welcome them. Members of ELAS march through the streets. M/S of a fort in Kythera with old British cannon. M/S Greek people on donkeys. C/U studies of Greek men and women. L/S Greek flag and Union Jack flying in Kythera. L/S British invasion barges at sea during the invasion of Poleponnesia. Various shots of the people of Patras waving to British troops. A lady puts a garland around a soldier's neck. M/S of Greek priest. Various shots of supplies being unloaded. Various shots of Greeks helping repair runway of aerodrome at Araxos. M/S Dakota landing and taxiing on airfield. L/S Patras, third largest city in Greece. L/S Greek crowds cheering the allies. Various shots of Greeks holding a big parade in Patras. Various shots of the Mayor on horseback. L/S as Greek flag is hoisted, everyone cheers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1366.17
    Media URN:
    44781
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:45:00 / 01:30:20:00
    Canister:
    44/83

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