• Short Summary

    Princess Irene of Greece is christened at Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Description

    Titles read: "ROYAL BABY CHRISTENED".

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Various shots of baby Princess Irene, daughter of Crown Prince Paul and Princess Frederika of Greece being christened at their Claremont home.

    Princess Katherine of Greece holds the baby and next to her is Prime Minister of South Africa, General Smuts; they are to be the Godparents.

    The Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church in South Africa performs the ceremony and baptises Princess Irene of Greece. General Smuts then holds the baby. The group includes Mrs Smuts, Princess Catherine and the Duchess of Kent (Princess Marina).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.32
    Media URN:
    44004
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:25:00 / 01:52:19:00
    Canister:
    42/60

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