• Short Summary

    IN ITALY, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WAS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK THE FEAST DAY OF THE MADONNA.

  • Description

    1.
    GV MONUMENT TILT UP STATUE OF VIRGIN MARY
    0.07

    2.
    ANGLE SHOT LADDER UP STATUE
    0.11

    3.
    CU FIREMEN LOOK UP STATUE
    0.14

    4.
    CU FIREMEN WITH WREATH
    0.18

    5.
    ANGLE SHOT FIREMEN UP LADDER
    0.21

    6.
    LV FIREMEN UP LADDER WITH WREATH
    0.26

    7.
    CU PEOPLE AND CHILDREN
    0.28

    8.
    CU FIREMEN GET DOWN FROM STATUE
    0.34

    9.
    CU STATUE
    0.37

    10.
    CU FLOWERS ON STATUE
    0.40

    11.
    HIGH VIEW OF STATUE
    0.45

    12.
    SV PEOPLE ARRIVE AT STATUE WITH WREATHS
    0.48

    13.
    SV CHILDREN WITH FLOWERS ARRIVE
    0.52

    14.
    GV CROWD AROUND STATUE
    0.56

    15.
    ANGLE SHOT STATUE
    1.00

    16.
    SV PUTTING FLOWERS AT BASE OF STATUE
    1.03

    17.
    GV CROWD AROUND STATUE
    1.07

    18.
    SV POPE WITH OTHERS AT BASE OF STATUE
    1.11

    19.
    SV PEOPLE
    1.13

    20.
    CU POPE
    1.17

    21.
    SV POPE WITH INCENSE
    1.21

    22.
    CU PLAQUE AT BASE OF STATUE
    1.25

    23.
    SV POPE BLESSES PEOPLE
    1.31

    24.
    CU WREATH AT BASE OF STATUE
    1.34

    25.
    SV PAN POPE AWAY IN CAR, CROWD WAVE
    1.41



    Initials JRG/V/JH/OS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN ITALY, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WAS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK THE FEAST DAY OF THE MADONNA. IN A ROME SQUARE FIREMEN CLIMBED THEIR GIANT LADDER TO PLACE A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS IN THE ARMS OF THE STATUE OF THE VIRGIN.

    THE STATUE AT THE TOP OF A HIGH COLUMN IN THE PIAZZA DI SPAGNA WAS ERECTED IN 1854 BY POPE PIUS TO MARK THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DOCTRINE THAT THE VIRGIN MARY WAS CONCEIVED "EXEMPT FROM ALL STAIN OF ORIGINAL SIN."
    AFTER THE FIREMEN HAD PAID THEIR TRIBUTE, ROMANS PUT CARNATIONS, ROSES AND OTHER FLOWERS AT THE BASE OF THE COLUMN.

    POPE PAUL WAS WARMLY CHEERED AS HE DROVE UP TO LAY A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS AT THE COLUMN. EARLIER HE HAD APPEARED AT THE WINDOW OF HIS STUDY TO URGE HOLIDAY MAKERS IN SAINT PETER'S SQUARE TO SALUTE THE MADONNA ON HER FEAST DAY.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADKML3FDTV231CNW96YCTZT802
    Media URN:
    VLVADKML3FDTV231CNW96YCTZT802
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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