A military parade an enormous sports stadium in Athens celebrates Independence Day.
Title: "GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY. General Pangalos Military Dictator, at great ceremony in the immense Stadium".
Panning L/S of the enormous, packed spectator stands of a large sports stadium. M/S of an entourage of military officers walking towards the camera, in the middle of it all in General Theodoros Pangalos tipping his hat towards cheering crowds. L/S of a vast Greek flag being raised up a flagpole in front of the packed stands.
Intertitle: "The famous 'Evzones' ... the crack Greek Infantry ... head march of National Troops".
M/S of a troop of soldiers in traditional Greek uniforms; tutus and shoes with large pom-poms. M/S of the 'Evzones' marching past the saluting General. M/S of a troop of sailors passing the dictator.
Note: the print transferred on Pathe Master tape *PM0490* is tinted orange.