• Short Summary

    BUILDING AN OLD PEOPLE'S HOME AT ELASSONA, THESSALY, CENTRAL GREECE, ARE 35 YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN FROM 12 COUNTRIES, LIVING AT AN ECUMENICAL WORK CAMP THERE, ORGANISED BY THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ELASSONA.
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    2.
    LV MONASTERY OF ST. GEORGE.
    0.08

    3.
    CU CAMP'S EMBLEM ON MONASTERY WALL.
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    4.
    TV MEMBERS OF CAMP AT WORK.
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    5.
    STV BISHOP OF ELASSONA INSTRUCTS WORKERS.
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    6.
    SV YOUNG MEN PASS STONES.
    0.23

    7.
    SV BARBARA SOPHIOS (U.S.) AND DEBORAH FLATT (UK) CARRY STONES.
    0.28

    8.
    SV GRAHAM DOWELL (UK) DIGS.
    0.31

    9.
    SV YOUNG PRIEST WITH HARMUT WENZEL (GERMANY) CHANTAL LAURENT (FRANCE) AND JEAN-PIERRE MONLINA (FRANCE) PAN TO PRIEST.
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    10.
    SV AND BV..WORKER PUSHES SAND ON WHEEL-BARROW.
    0.43

    11.
    LV LINE OF GIRLS HAND OVER STONES.
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    12.
    GV PAN..WORKERS AT WORK ON SITE.
    0.53



    Initials JRG/S/JH/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BUILDING AN OLD PEOPLE'S HOME AT ELASSONA, THESSALY, CENTRAL GREECE, ARE 35 YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN FROM 12 COUNTRIES, LIVING AT AN ECUMENICAL WORK CAMP THERE, ORGANISED BY THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES. THEIR QUARTERS ARE AT THE MONASTERY OF ST. GEORGE, AND THEIR LEADER IS BISHOP IACOVOS OF ELASSONA.

    VOLUNTEERS WITHOUT PAY - DEMONSTRATING IN THEIR WORK AND COMMUNAL LIFE THE SEARCH FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY AND BROTHERHOOD - THEY COME FROM AUSTRIA, GERMANY, FRANCE, ENGLAND, HOLLAND, DENMARK, FINLAND, SWITZERLAND, LEBANON, JORDAN, AMERICA AND GREECE. THEY ARE THERE FOR A MONTH, WORKING SIX HOURS A DAY, TO TRANSFORM AN OLD WAREHOUSE INTO A MODERN HOME FOR THE AGED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABTFDUTYRADMKASYL69WIS633D
    Media URN:
    VLVABTFDUTYRADMKASYL69WIS633D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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