• Short Summary

    An item showing men and women on the Greek island of Corfu as they perform a traditional dance.

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    Corfu, Greece.

    M/S as a group of young women in traditional Greek costumes and head-dresses walk past the camera, they are smiling. M/S as the girls walk into a big white building, tourists are stood at the side applauding them. L/S of the square tower on the building which is the Castello Mimbelli, a summer retreat of George II of Greece which has been turned into an hotel. L/S of the building from another angle.

    L/S of the tower again, the camera pans down to the ground where the girls are dancing in a circle in front of some tourists. C/U of the girls as they twirl round. L/S of the stone circle where they are dancing, there are lots of trees in the background. C/U of one girl's face, she is wearing an ornate flowered head-dress with lace down the back. M/S of a female tourist watching the girls dancing. Various shots of the dancers and their audience in front of the Castello Mimbelli. C/U of a man playing the violin. C/U of the decorative blouse and waistcoat of one of the dancers. M/S of the dancers with the band stood in the middle.

    M/S of a man starting to dance in the middle of the circle, he is joined by another man and they do an energetic dance. C/U of one of the violin players. M/S as the girls dance round the outside and the man dances in the middle. L/S of the dancers in their circle, the mountains and rivers are visible in the background.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:03:00 / 01:23:10:00
    CP 370

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