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    Athens, Greece: Pan from Greek coast to deck of cruiser, approaching Athens. Shot underneath suns (6"?) of officers looking through glasses. LV Pan of Greek coast. Shot British spotting sea plane in air. LV Pan of Greek port. Shot RAF men on deck of cruiser pan to quayside. GV shot people running along quayside cheering. Pan from people on balcony to troops coming off ship. LV troops coming off ship. SV RAF chap coming off ship. Back view: RAF coming off ship, other men on quayside. Pan of Greek types to GV troops lining up on quayside. SV Troops lining up on quayside. GTV Athens...LIBRARY NO. 4323



    TV Excited crowd in street. LV excited crowd in street. SV people in BALCONY...LIBRARY NO. 4323



    LV crowded street, man with picture of Metaxas? CU Greek and Turkish flags on building. TV Mass crowd in SQUARE...LIBRARY NO. 4323



    SV Metaxas speaking on balcony...



    Back view: Metaxas addressing CROWD...LIBRARY NO. 4323.



    CU Men types in CROWD...LIBRARY NO. 4323



    CU Women types in CROWD...LIBRARY NO. 4323



    GV Towards Troops on way to front passing camera and waving. SV towards and past mules carrying equipment. LV ditto. GV Pan new recruits being sworn in. SV New recruits. LV Priests, etc. leading ceremony. GV Pan troops salute and take oath. SCU King George of Greece at steel works. STV Molten steel in furnace. SV Prince Paul and Princess Fredericka inside factory. SV Princess Fredericka watching man working. CU Pan Prince Paul and Princess Fredericka. GV Greek band pan to crowd (band leading RAF funeral) LV RAF boys marching in front of hearse. SV RAF boys marching in front of hearse. Pan from crowd to hearse passing. Pan down from Acropolis to floral tributes being carried in front of car. CU Pan of wreath. LV Pan carrying coffin into cemetery past large cross on grave. LV putting coffin down near grave. CU RAF men standing by coffin pan to men firing volley pan to Commanding officers. LV Pan Greek airmen lined up. SV King George presenting sword to airmen. SV King George presenting sword to airmen. GTV Military lorries through street. TV Pan from lorries to crowd on building. LV Pan showing troops on lorries through streets. STV Pan crowd watching. Shot showing mass of Greek planes flying over building with people on it. Shot towards girls carrying flags through streets. CU girl in uniform in crowd with others around her. TV Mounted troops through street. SV Pan kilted Evzones past carrying rifles. Shot 4 bombers flying over crowded building. TV troops marching in street. SV troops marching in street. TV mass motor-cycles in street. SFV King George with others.



    Airforce - Active; Rites of Passage; Airforce - Ceremonial; Ceremonies - Funerary; Greece; Military - Active




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    Film ID:
    VLVA55UBNOUFSWCRPXXCE3GNUNQR9
    Media URN:
    VLVA55UBNOUFSWCRPXXCE3GNUNQR9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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