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Rhodes, Island of the Sun (1963)

An old promotional video from 1963. This story involves a tour around picturesque Greece. There are scenic shots of Rhodes and the surrounding sea, the narrator gives a history of the islands as we view them.

This story involves a tour around picturesque Greece. It starts off by showing how the airline gets passengers in the mood by giving them Greek food and wine and playing Greek music. There are several shots of the colourful food and Retsina being served on the aeroplane. There are also shots of Greek dolls and magazines.

Once they arrive there are various shots of tourists exploring landmarks in summer including the Parthenon and several other ruined temples as well as ruins at Lindos. There are scenic shots of Rhodes and the surrounding sea, the narrator gives a history of the islands as we view them. Various shots of tourists relaxing and swimming in the hotel pool. More scenic shots including a Byzantine castle and the harbour, various fruit is piled up at the docks. We see the Street of the Knights with all the crests carved on it. There are general shots of the countryside and villages. We see trees covered in black and gold butterflies, a boy whistles and they all fly around.

 

 

 

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