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POPE PROCLAIMS HOLY YEAR

Pope Proclaims Holy Year (1949)

Pope Eugenio Pacelli Pius XII proclaims the Holy Year in Rome, Italy.

POPE ADDRESSES CATHOLICS IN ST PETER'S SQUARE

Pope Addresses Catholics In St Peter's Square (1952)

Mayor of Rome Rebecchini and Pope address...

EARTHQUAKE IN GREECE

Earthquake In Greece (1953)

Shots of devastation after earthquake in Greece.

FUNERAL OF ARCHBISHOP AMIGO

Funeral Of Archbishop Amigo (1949)

Archbishop Amigo is buried in Southwark Cathedral.

 EDEN IN CANADA

Eden In Canada (1956)

Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden arrives in Ottawa and is greeted by Canadian PM.

VIEWS OF SCOTLAND

Views Of Scotland (1950)

Various scenes in Scotland.

ATC CADETS ON PARADE

Atc Cadets On Parade (1950)

Cadets parading in Onslow Square, London.

POPE RECEIVES DIPLOMATIC CORPS

Pope Receives Diplomatic Corps (1956)

Pope Pius XII receives Diplomatic Corps on his birthday. St....

COLD WEATHER PREVENTS POPE'S BLESSING aka COLD SPELL PREVENTS POPE'S BLESSING

Cold Weather Prevents Pope's Blessing AKA Cold Spell Prevents Pope's Blessing (1956)

Good...

POPE'S EASTER BLESSING

Pope's Easter Blessing (1956)

Aerial coverage of Pius XII giving traditional Easter blessing, "Urbi et...

ARRIVAL OF ST NICHOLAS AT AMSTERDAM

Arrival Of St Nicholas At Amsterdam (1957)

St. Nicholas arrives in Amsterdam, Holland.

ORPHANS' ADVENT PARTY

Orphans' Advent Party (1957)

UN military police and civilians hold advent party for orphans. Bavaria,...

SOCIETY WEDDING

Society Wedding (1951)

Sylvia Cubitt marries Captain Ronald Dallas at St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge,...

PAPAL AUDIENCE IN ST PETER'S SQUARE

Papal Audience In St Peter's Square (1958)

Huge crowds in St Peter's Square wait for arrival of Pope...

ARCHBISHOP'S FUNERAL

Archbishop's Funeral (1947)

Funeral of the Archbishop of Olomouc, Leopold Precan.

CANADA - LIBERAL PARTY CONVENTION

Canada - Liberal Party Convention (1948)

Louis St Laurent voted new leader of Canadian Liberal Party...

AIR PICTURES OF DESTROYED TOWN OF MONT ST. ELOY

Air Pictures Of Destroyed Town Of Mont St. Eloy (1916)

Aerial shots of French town where lots of...

VIRGINIA SETTLERS MEMORIAL

Virginia Settlers Memorial (1951)

American Ambassador unveils memorial at East India Dock

SEARCH FOR MISSING AMERICAN AIRCRAFT aka HUNT FOR MISSING AMERICAN

Search For Missing American Aircraft AKA Hunt For Missing American (1956)

Inconclusive footage...

THE POPE'S EASTER BLESSING

The Pope's Easter Blessing (1958)

Pope Pius XII gives his regular Easter Blessing in Rome.

ST JOHN'S PARADE YORK

St John's Parade York (1952)

Members of St John's Ambulance hold a parade in York, Yorkshire.

VENICE CHURCH TOWER

Venice Church Tower (1952)

Good footage of the tower of St Mark's Basilica in Venice.

RAF DISPLAY IN THE SHADOW OF ST. PAUL'S

RAF Display In The Shadow Of St. Paul's (1961)

RAF display in the shadow of St. Paul's Cathedral,...

CANONISATION OF POPE PIUS X.

Canonisation Of Pope Pius X. (1954)

150,000 fill Rome to see the pope canonised

21st ECUMENICAL COUNCIL OPENS

21st Ecumenical Council Opens (1962)

Pope John addresses packed congregation in Rome

THE HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY OF MASSACHUSETTS MEET THE HONOURABLE ARTILLERY...

The Honourable Artillery Company Of Massachusetts Meet The Honourable Artillery... (1954)

HAC...

OLD PEOPLE'S BUS

Old People's Bus (1952)

The Reverend Dr. Daunton dedicates a bus for old people at Gravesend, Kent.

POPE'S ILLNESS

Pope's Illness (1954)

People gather in St. Peter's Square on news Pope Pius XII has been taken ill....

CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER IN GERMANY

Canadian Prime Minister In Germany (1954)

Monsieur St. Laurent visits Canadian soldiers serving in...

THE POPE BLESSES THE ALPINE TROOPS

The Pope Blesses The Alpine Troops (1954)

The mountain units of the Italian Army attend an open-air...

CASTRO IN LENINGRAD

Castro In Leningrad (1963)

Fidel Castro visiting Leningrad, Russia.

POPE OPENS ECUMENICAL COUNCIL

Pope Opens Ecumenical Council (1963)

Pope opens ecumenical council in Rome.

 VENICE FLOODS

Venice Floods (1954)

St Mark's Square in Venice is flooded.

 POPE'S CHRISTMAS BLESSING

Pope's Christmas Blessing (1954)

Pope Pius XII gives his Christmas blessing in St Peter's Square.

COTY VISITS FLOODED AREAS

Coty Visits Flooded Areas (1955)

As the flood waters recede, the French President visits some of the...

BLACK COUPLE WEDDING ATTENDED BY TOM M'BOYA

Black Couple Wedding Attended By Tom M'boya (1963)

Kenyan Minister of Justice attends the wedding...

ST.LAURENT RECEIVES FREEDOM OF LONDON REEL 2 aka ST LAURENT - FREEDOM CITY

St.Laurent Receives Freedom Of London Reel 2 AKA St Laurent - Freedom City (1955)

The ...

THE FUNERAL OF POPE JOHN - REEL ONE

The Funeral Of Pope John - Reel One (1963)

Funeral of the Pope John XXIII in Rome, Italy.

 MAY DAY IN ROME

May Day In Rome (1955)

Pope Pius XII blesses workers in Rome.

POPE'S EASTER BLESSING

Pope's Easter Blessing (1959)

Crowds wait in rain for blessing from Pope John XXIII, Rome.

FUNERAL OF KELSO COCHRANE

Funeral Of Kelso Cochrane (1959)

Mass funeral for Notting Hill murder victim

ROYAL TOUR OF CANADA

Royal Tour Of Canada (1959)

Shots Royal Yacht "Britannia" sailing up St. Lawrence Seaway with escort.

KING EDWARD VIII

King Edward VIII (1936)

Dignitaries arrive at St. James's Palace.

TORNADO RIPS THROUGH ST. LOUIS

Tornado Rips Through St. Louis (1959)

St Louis, Missouri is wrecked by a tornado that hit at night.

QUEEN MOTHER

Queen Mother (1960)

The Queen Mother in the Field of Remembrance and the Queen at Lord Roberts Workshops.

POPE'S BLESSING ON CHRISTMAS DAY

Pope's Blessing On Christmas Day (1955)

Pope Pius XII gives Christmas blessing to people in St...

SELWYN LLOYD SEES THE POPE

Selwyn Lloyd Sees The Pope (1957)

Various shots of British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd arriving at...

EARL ATHLONE'S FUNERAL, WINDSOR CASTLE aka FUNERAL OF EARL OF ATHLONE

Earl Athlone's Funeral, Windsor Castle AKA Funeral Of Earl Of Athlone (1957)

Various shots of...

ST LAURENT IN BERMUDA TO SEE MACMILLAN

St Laurent In Bermuda To See Macmillan (1957)

Louis St Laurent meets Harold Macmillan in Bermuda.

POPE'S 18TH CORONATION ANNIVERSARY

Pope's 18th Coronation Anniversary (1957)

A ceremony marks the 18th anniversary of Coronation of Pope...