British Troops in Farewell Parade in Greece
Aliki, (near Athens) Greece
FAREWELL PARADE OF DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY IN GREECE.
L.S. 2nd Battalion Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Troops parading on parade ground at Aliki, near Athens. M.S. Troops parading past camera. (2 shots). M.S. Troops parading past camera (Rear view). M.S. arrival of Archbishop of Athens, Mr Damaskinos. L.M.S. Arrival of the British Ambassador, Sir Clifford Norton. M.S. Norton, wife and others. M.S. Two high-powered cars arriving. M.S. HM King Paul I of the Hellenes arriving. Troops seen in rear. L.M.S. King taking salute and Marshal Papagos. L.M.S. King Paul accompanied by Marshal Papagos and a British General shakes hands with officers of regiment. M.S King inspecting troops. (5 shots). L.S. Troops marching and halting on parade ground. L.S. Trooping the colours. M.S. Ditto. M.S. Troops at attention. M.S. Troops marking time. S.C.U. Troops slow marching. L.S. Troops marching past.(3 shots). M.S The East Surrey Regiment Band. L.M.S. Saluting base with all above mentioned personalities seen on it. M.S. ditto. M.S. Troops at attention. M.S. Troops marching past. C.U. Heads of marching troops.
(camera slow running throughout.)
Mute. Lav. neg.
Cataloguers Note: Interesting Documentation and Programme from the Parade