Pope John XIII and Cardinals pay last respects to body of Pope Pius X.
Unissued / unused material.
Body of sainted Pope Pius X back to Venice, Italy.
Various shots Pope John XXIII and twenty Cardinals paying homage to St. Pope Pius X's body in crystal casket. Pope John kneeling and saying a prayer. CU Swiss Papal guard. LS Italian guards looking out of train window. CU guards. LS train pulling out of station. CU Pope John. MS train pulling out of station. MS Pope John. Various shots train moving out of station. LS Papal guards.
Various shots of Pope John climbing into car, top being closed of car. LS St. Peter's cathedral (in evening). Various shots guards. Various shots Pope Pius X's embalmed body lying in casket. LS pallbearers, standing by casket. CU guard. LS train standing in station. Various shots of Pope John kneeling by casket saying prayer. CU guard. Various shots Pope John walking around casket spraying incense, LS Pope giving blessing. MS Pope kneeling by casket.
Pope John - formerly Cardinal Angelo Guiseppe Roncalli.
Date on dope sheet is 13/04/1959.