• Short Summary

    Pope John XXIII is crowned with massive ceremony in Rome.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rome. Pope John Crowned"

    Vatican City, Rome, Italy.

    GV Massed crowds in St. Peter's Square. GV Massed crowds in St. Peter's Square. AS Int. looking up at the dome of St. Peter's.

    SV Pope John XXIII rising from chair to be carried in his portable throne. SV Guards. SV Pope John 23rd being helped down steps to his portable throne. SV Pope John being lifted into his portable throne and being carried along. GV As he is carried in gestatorial chair. SV Congregation on balcony inside St. Peter's. GV Pope John being carried to throne. SV Bearers lowering the gestatorial chair.

    SV Relatives watching. GV Congregation and bishops. GV Congregation. SV Bishops embracing the Pope. SV Bishop kissing ring and embracing Pope. LV Bishops and congregation. CU Pope John reading address. LV Bishops and congregation. LV Pope John at the high altar, blessing altar with incense. GV Congregation and bishops. SV Pope John at high altar, offering the Host. LV Bishops and congregation. SV Pope John blessing high altar. SV Relatives watching. GV Pope John being carried in the gestatorial chair through St. Peter's to the balcony outside. SV Pan, Pope John being carried in gestatorial chair. CU Bishop holding gem studded triple tiara.

    SV Pope John coming out onto the balcony followed by bishops. GV Massed crowds in St. Peter's, pan to GV Crowds. SV Cardinal Canali taking off mitre hat and placing crown on Pope John. SV Crowds in square. SV Pope John blessing the crowd "Urbi Et Orbi". GV Massed crowds in St. Peter's Square cheering. SV Pope John on balcony.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:53:00 / 01:58:40:00

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