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    Pope John XXIII consecrates 8 new Bishops in St. Peter's. Vatican, Italy.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Consecration of 8 new Bishops. Vatican, Rome, Italy.

    CU very ornate clock in St. Peter's. Various shots of the new Bishops making their way in procession across St Peter's. Various of Pope John XXIII performing the ceremony of consecration for each of the new Bishops from his throne. Various shots of the new Bishops kissing the Pope's feet.

    MS of the clock in St. Peter's, pan down to the new Bishops praying before a small altar. Various shots of the new Bishops as they stand before the altar. MS of the Bishops lying prostrate before the altar. Various shots of the service in progress in St. Peter's while the Bishops lie before the altar. Various shots of Pope John surrounded by clergy, pan down to the Bishops still lying on steps of the altar.

    Various shots of the Bishops being blessed and putting on their mitres and other clothing. Various shots of the eight new Bishops in a row in front of the altar.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:09:00 / 01:56:17:00
    UN 3419 D

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