A Travel Guide to Crete in the Sixties (1964) | British Pathé

A Travel Guide to Crete in the Sixties (1964) | British Pathé

This segment of Pathé Pictorial gives a snapshot of what the beautiful island of Crete, Greece looked like in the nineteen-sixties. From a rich history that is ever present in the architecture of the city to sunny beaches, Crete truly has it all.

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(FILM ID:259.01)
Crete, Greece.

A look at the many attractions on the island of Crete.

Various shots of tourists water skiing or lying on the beach in swimsuits and eating in restaurants. Various shots of the seashore caves where locals live in the summer. Various shots as they harvest grain, bake bread and weave outside. There are also shots of windmills in the fields and men milking goats.

People play the lyre and dance in a circle. Various shots of the ruined palace at Knossos including the pots, and paintings on the walls. Several more shots of holidaymakers on the beach.

Cuts exist – see separate record.

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