• Short Summary

    Prince Rainier of Monaco pay a ceremonial visit to Pope Pius XII in the Vatican.

  • Description

    Vatican, Rome, Italy.

    CU. Local guard standing to attention in the courtyard where Prince Rainier's car has arrived. SV. Prince Rainier of Monaco helps the Princess Grace of Monaco (former American film star Grace Kelly) out of the car and she is greeted. SV. Guard of Honour lined up saluting. SV. Towards, Prince and Princess walking through various halls towards the Throne Hall. SV. Towards, as they enter the Throne Hall. SV. The guard standing to attention. SV. Prince and Princess standing with Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) in the middle. SCU. The Prince and Pope, pan to bring in the Princess. SV. As they prepare to leave. SCU. Clock on wall reading 20 minutes to 11. SV. Pope blesses the Princess and the Prince. SCU. Pope, back view, & Princess rising after kneeling and starts to leave. CU. Large gold medal handed from Monaco's Royalty to Pope, one side shows image of St. Davote, Patron Saint of Monaco, and the other bears Prince's monogram. SV. Towards, Prince and Princess leaving as they come down steps - interior. CU. Guard in armour standing to attention. SCU. Towards, Prince and Princess walk along. SV. Towards, Prince and Princess walking along accompanied by officials.

    (Dupe.Neg.) (Title scene C.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:48:00 / 01:51:52:00

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