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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of reporters waiting at the gates of Pope Pius XII's residence in Castelgandolfo for news of his illness, local people read the newspaper headlines.

  • Description

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

    Castelgandolfo, Italy

    MS Pan up from gateway of Pope's residence at Castelgandolfo to the window of room where Pope Pius XII lies ill. LS Correspondents gather outside residence. MS Reporters seated at cafe tables in the town. CU Rolleiflex camera with flashgun, cine camera for Roma nel Mondo. MS and CU People reading newspaper headlines in "Il Giornale d'Italia" - "Il Papa Colpito da disturbi cerebrali" and in "Momento-sera". LS Car leaving Pope's residence, correspondents running after car. MS Italian Rai TV camera, pan to doorway. MS TV camera in position. MS Cars arriving and leaving.

    LS Crowds outside Pope's residence at dusk. MS House at dusk. LS Crowds outside Pope's residence at dusk. MS Leaving at night. MS Papal Guard armed with pikes at gateway. LS Pope's residence.

    Note: Date on original record: 06/10/1958. Scene shot at dusk appears to be of poor picture quality. Alternative spellings: Castelgandolfo / Castel Gandolfo.

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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:
    01:03:34:00 / 01:05:15:00
    UN 3139 I

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