Procession enters Pope John's private apartment, he blesses German delegates individually.
Vatican City, Rome, Italy.
Documentation on file.
Various shots of West German Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer walking in a ceremonial procession through the Vatican apartments, his route is lined by the Swiss Guard and he walks with several Cardinals and officials led by a Captain of the Swiss Guard. MS. back view of the procession as it enters the Pope's private apartment, Pope John XXIII is just visible in the room beyond. MS. Adenauer and the German party which includes Von Brentano waiting in one of the rooms. CU. The face of an antique clock at 11.55. CU. Pope John receiving and blessing the German delegates individually pan to the Germans with Adenauer in the centre of the group as they listen to the Pope's address pan with Adenauer and Brentano as they cross the room and receive a gold medal of Pope John's pontificate. MS. and several CUs. of a group of the Palatine Guards. High angle G.V. of cars drawing up in the courtyard of the Vatican. Various shots of the German delegates. MS. Panning shot of the Germans leaving the Vatican in a ceremonial procession. GV.Ext: of St. Peters and the Vatican. MS. of the procession slowly descending a staircase within the Vatican. CU. of a crucifix.