• Short Summary

    The Greek Royal Family, members of the Cabinet, Greek Chiefs of Staffs, the Diplomatic Corps, and other high dignitaries, attended the big military parade of Salonika on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of "Ohee-Day" ("No-Day", the day General Metaxas said "no" to the Fascist Forces) and the 51st anniversary of liberation of Salonika from the Bulgarians.

  • Description


    ROLL ONE


    1.
    Flags all over the city of Salonika.


    2.
    The Greek Royal Family arrives at the special stand from where they will follow the parade, welcome by Greek Premier Mavromichalis.


    3.
    Crowds, kids with flags, etc., cheering.


    4.
    King Paul and Crown Prince Constantine (CU) ready to take the salute.


    5.
    The big parade begins with Macedonian warriors in their uniforms, followed by 1940 Albanian War servicemen and invalides, Greek girls in local uniforms, Evzones, Cretans in uniform, etc.


    6.
    Crowds, old men, characteristic shots, cheering and applausing.


    7.
    Heavy tanks begin to arrive.



    ROLL TWO


    1.
    Big tanks passing by the King and the Crown Prince.


    2.
    Heavy artillery and other big guns.


    3.
    Shots of guided missiles "Honest John", etc.


    4.
    Shots of land forces; the Military Academy, Commandos, Royal Navy detachments, etc.


    5.
    Close up of King Paul and Prince Constantine saluting. (in between the parade shots of the royalties).


    6.
    The Greek Royal Family seen at the special stand.


    7.
    King Paul chats with Greek Premier Mr. Stylianos Mavromichalis.


    8.
    The Greek Royal family departs.




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    Background: The Greek Royal Family, members of the Cabinet, Greek Chiefs of Staffs, the Diplomatic Corps, and other high dignitaries, attended the big military parade of Salonika on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of "Ohee-Day" ("No-Day", the day General Metaxas said "no" to the Fascist Forces) and the 51st anniversary of liberation of Salonika from the Bulgarians. after the usual Te Deum at Saint Demtrius Cathedral, the King, the Crown Prince and the Chief of Staffs, received the salute of a march past of the Greek Armed Forces of the North. The display of greek military power may be considered as a reply to the communist neighbours of the country who are intriguing these days of the general elections.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACTM5SVPD6GY2H4Y0U6I220TO5
    Media URN:
    VLVACTM5SVPD6GY2H4Y0U6I220TO5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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