• Short Summary

    THE NEW HEIR TO THE GREEK THRONE, BORN TO QUEEN ANNE MARIE YESTERDAY, WILL BE NAMED PAUL AFTER HIS GRANDFATHER, KING CONSTANTINE ANNOUNCED IN ATHENS TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

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    MS PAN PARADE
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    2.
    MS OFFICER SALUTING PAN TO CATHEDRAL STEPS
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    3.
    MLS GUARD OF HONOUR SALUTING
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    4.
    LS OFFICIAL CARS ARRIVING (2 SHOTS)
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    5.
    MS OFFICERS
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    6.
    MS KING CONSTANTINE, QUEEN FREDERIKA OUT OF CAR
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    7.
    MS OFFICIALS
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    Initials GEM/VS-TELE/BHH/OS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE NEW HEIR TO THE GREEK THRONE, BORN TO QUEEN ANNE MARIE YESTERDAY, WILL BE NAMED PAUL AFTER HIS GRANDFATHER, KING CONSTANTINE ANNOUNCED IN ATHENS TODAY (SUNDAY).

    THE KING HAD TRAVELLED TO THE CAPITAL FROM HIS SUMMER PALACE, WHERE HIS FIRST SON WAS BORN YESTERDAY. AFTER ANNOUNCING THE CHILD'S NAME..... AND SAYING THAT HE "IS A VERY PRETTY BOY".....KING CONSTANTINE AND HIS MOTHER, EX-QUEEN FREDERIKA, DROVE IN PROCESSION TO A THANKSGIVING SERVICE AT ATHENS CATHEDRAL.

    LATER THE KING MADE HIS FIRST NATIONAL BROADCAST SINCE THE NEW MILITARY GOVERNMENT SEIZED POWER. HE TOLD THE PEOPLE OF THE BIRTH OF HIS HEIR, AND ALSO ANNOUNCED THAT A NEW CONSTITUTION WILL BE READY IN SIX MONTHS. HE SAID IT WOULD THEN BE SUBMITTED TO A NATIONAL REFERENDUM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6HX7HYH5CV1LEA77SGZI65DEI
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HX7HYH5CV1LEA77SGZI65DEI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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