• Short Summary

    Celebrating the jubilee of their foundation - in 1910 - 6,000 members of the Greek Boy Scouts Association attended a 'Te Deum' service in Athens Cathedral, Apr 24, and afterwards marched past Crown Prince Constantine as he took the salute from the platform of the memorial to the Unknown Soldier.

  • Description

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    TV. Parade.
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    2.
    SV. Guides in parade.
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    3.
    SV. Crown Prince Constantine and Princesses Sophie and Irene take the salute.
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    4.
    SV. Scout flags.
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    5.
    SV. Crown Prince at salute.
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    6.
    REAR V.Scouts.
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    7.
    CU. Scout emblem.
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    8.
    SV.PAN.King Paul and Queen Frederika arrive at the Parnass Hall.
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    9.
    SV.PAN.General Spry addresses the gathering PAN to Royals seated.
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    10.
    SV. Audience.
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    11.
    SV. General Spry shakes hands with King Paul.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Celebrating the jubilee of their foundation - in 1910 - 6,000 members of the Greek Boy Scouts Association attended a 'Te Deum' service in Athens Cathedral, Apr 24, and afterwards marched past Crown Prince Constantine as he took the salute from the platform of the memorial to the Unknown Soldier. He was accompanied on the dais by his sisters, Princesses Sophie and Irene.

    In the evening, at the "Parnassus" Hall, Canadian General D.C. Spry, Chief of the International Scouts Association - in Athens specially for the occasion - bestowed upon King Paul the title of Supreme Leader of Greek Scouts. "Patron of the World Boy Scouts Association." The ceremony was watched by Queen Frederika; Crown Prince Constantine - wearing Boy Scouts uniform - and the two Princesses, Sophie and Irene.

    Greek membership of the Association now totals 50,000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA61M8PFS7USR1Z28AXGTD0CL47
    Media URN:
    VLVA61M8PFS7USR1Z28AXGTD0CL47
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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