• Short Summary

    Greece's Ragent and Prime Minister George Papadopolous, and Deputy Premier. Stylianos Pattakos celebrated the Greek?

  • Description

    1.
    MV Deputy Premier Pattakos with army officers
    0.06

    2.
    CU Lambs being roasted on spit - PAN to Pattakos walking past
    0.13

    3.
    CU Paper egg
    0.14

    4.
    MVs Pattakos cracking eggs with parachutists (2 shots)
    0.30

    5.
    MV Greek regent Papadopoulos with aides
    0.35

    6.
    CU cracking eggs with soldiers and civilians
    0.50

    7.
    MV & CU's traditional Greek dancers (7 shots)
    1.31



    Initials ES. 1745 ES.1800



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    Background: Greece's Ragent and Prime Minister George Papadopolous, and Deputy Premier. Stylianos Pattakos celebrated the Greek Orthodox church's Easter by taking part in a traditional egg smashing ceremony.

    In Greece, the egg smashing ceremony is traditionally carrion out by the reigning monarch. although all Greeks can take pa???t in the ??? the ??? was ??? the red??? in the company of serviceman ??? Greek monarchs have used the tradition to test their popularity among service units. The Greek King, Constantine, has been living in Rome since the collapse of his attempted coup in 1967.

    As he toured the military barracks, Mr. Pepadopoulos was applauded by soldiers and marines who queued to smash eggs with him. The person who has the egg that remains unbroken is said to have good luck.

    The Greek Premier also visited the specially decorated barracks of the royal Guard of Evzones and Cretans. The Evzones performed a traditional Greek dance for the Greek leader.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA337PO323W9ZP7TAVMFF8V6CL
    Media URN:
    VLVA337PO323W9ZP7TAVMFF8V6CL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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