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  • Short Summary

    Mayor of Rome Rebecchini and Pope address crowds of Catholics in St Peter's Square.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Pope addresses Catholics in St Peter's Square, Rome in Italy.

    Italian newsreel titles read: 'Convenuti a Roma 150,000 Uomini di Azione Cattolica'.

    L/S of pilgrims with banners, walking into the Capitol Hill. General view of crowds in Capitol Hill. M/S of Rebecchini, Mayor of Rome, speaking. C/U of people listening. Shots of crowds waving handkerchiefs and banners.

    Various shots of celebrities or personalities. General view of dense crowd waving. General view of Piazza Esedra, pans to crowds marching away. M/S of Italian police marching into Square. L/S of Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) being carried through crowd giving his blessing. L/S of Pope giving his blessing (poor light). General view of St Peters.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:04:00 / 01:59:03:00
    UN 2477 B

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