MM30 records a moment in the dancing.
To the right, in the circle of dancers, are the police, including the chief of police in his peaked cap. Villagers stand on the walls outside the church and on the flight of steps in the gateway to get a better view. A white-bearded priest, visible inside the garlanded frame at the church gate is also looking on. In the centre and to the left of the picture are two blurred figures, caught as they swirl around, leading the line of dancers, and accidentally blocking the shot which the photographer intended to capture. This unique moment of action records exiles, villagers and police dancing together. One cannot help asking what would have happened if the exiles had been allowed to leave? Would subsequent events, the Resistance, the Civil War, have taken a different turn if the leading figures in the commune had reached Crete or the mainland?