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PLANE LANDING PASSENGERS OFF

Plane Landing Passengers Off (1940-1949)

Swiss Air plane landing at unknown airport, passengers leaving...

TO YOUR HOMES ... DISMISS!

To Your Homes ... Dismiss! (1930)

Swiss troops on parade - these men are reservists on annual...

MUSICAL MAIDS AND MASTERS

Musical Maids And Masters (1930)

Swiss children play accordions and sing beside a lake.

AS IN MICHELANGELO'S DAY aka AS IN MICHAEL ANGELO'S DAY

As In Michelangelo's Day AKA As In Michael Angelo's Day (1930)

Recruits to the Swiss Guard (the...

BLESSING THE DOGS CEREMONY

Blessing The Dogs Ceremony (1939)

Footage of Father Whelan blessing several dogs. Swiss Cottage,...

PAPAL GUARDS ANNIVERSARY

Papal Guards Anniversary (1956)

The "Switzers" of the Pope's Guard celebrate their 450th anniversary.

80 DIE IN AIR CRASH

80 Die In Air Crash (1963)

Eighty people died in Caravelle air crash in Switzerland.

CHEESE LABELS

Cheese Labels (1953)

Footage of cheese label collector Mrs Mabel. London.

SWEARING IN OF SWISS GUARD

Swearing In Of Swiss Guard (1950)

Footage of Swiss Guards being sworn in. The Vatican.

 THE POPE'S TROOPS ARE SWORN IN

The Pope's Troops Are Sworn In (1955)

Swiss guards are sworn in, Vatican City.

POPE LEAVES FOR CASTELGANDOLFO HOLIDAY

Pope Leaves For Castelgandolfo Holiday (1957)

Pope Pius XII leaves Rome and travels to his holiday...

PAGES FROM THE PAST

Pages From The Past (1930)

Traditional village fete in the village of Champery in Switzerland.

SWISS WRESTLERS

Swiss Wrestlers (1932)

Wrestling competition in Switzerland.

POPE BLESSES ROME'S CHILDREN

Pope Blesses Rome's Children (1949)

Pope Pius XII gives his blessing to Rome's children in St. Peter's...

WORLD NEWS - ROME

World News - Rome (1950)

Pope attends Corpus Domini Ceremony in Rome.

CORTINA

Cortina (1960)

The Italians win the four man bob sleigh world championships in Cortina, Italy.

ACROBATS ALL BATS

Acrobats All Bats (1963)

Swiss veteran gymnasts and comics Hermos Troupe entertain the audience in...

AS IN MICHAEL ANGELO'S DAY

As In Michael Angelo's Day (1929)

Ancient ceremony sees the Pontiff's bodyguard sworn in, at the...

SWISS PIPER CUB AIRCRAFT TAKES OFF FROM MONT BLANC

Swiss Piper Cub Aircraft Takes Off From Mont Blanc (1951)

Aircraft takes off from Mont Blanc....

SWISS GUARD RESCUE TEST BY HELICOPTER aka RESCUE TEST BY HELICOPTER

Swiss Guard Rescue Test By Helicopter AKA Rescue Test By Helicopter (1955)

Various shots of...

EASTER SUNDAY IN FLORENCE

Easter Sunday In Florence (1959)

Easter Sunday celebrated in Florence by burning of paper rocked-shaped...

DR. ADENAUER'S AUDIENCE WITH POPE PAUL BEFORE RETIREMENT

Dr. Adenauer's Audience With Pope Paul Before Retirement (1963)

Pope Paul gives audience to Dr....

SWISS ELECTRIC NEWSCASTER - Colour

Swiss Electric Newscaster - Colour (1967)

New electronic newscaster at Swiss Centre building in...

BOBSLEIGH AT GARMISCH

Bobsleigh At Garmisch (1953)

Bobsled competition in Germany.

OLD SWISS TRANSPORT

Old Swiss Transport (1963)

Veteran cars, old trains and a vintage hot air balloon.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 457 - MOTH BREEDER, FUR FASHIONS and OLD SWISS CROCKS

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 457 - Moth Breeder, Fur Fashions And Old Swiss Crocks (1963)

Out...

HIS HOLINESS THE POPE aka HIS HOLYNESS THE POPE

His Holiness The Pope AKA His Holyness The Pope (1933)

Pope Pius XI meets Marconi at opening of...

CULMINATION OF HOLY YEAR

Culmination Of Holy Year (1933)

Pope Pius XI gives blessing from balcony in Rome.

8FT WOMAN!

8ft Woman! (1927)

Unusual people are featured - a very tall woman and a very large man.

THE GIRLS FROM CANADA

The Girls From Canada (1931)

Skiing and sledging in Canada.

SWISS MISSES

Swiss Misses (1931)

Various shots of skiers and ice skaters in Switzerland.

SPORTS NEWS - HENLEY-ON-THAMES

Sports News - Henley-On-Thames (1954)

Traditional Henley regatta - Russians win most of the races,...

PRESIDENT LEADS IRELAND'S HOLY YEAR PILGRIMS

President Leads Ireland's Holy Year Pilgrims (1950)

Irish President Sean O'Kelly pays a pilgrimage...

INTERPOL SEE SCOTLAND YARD

Interpol See Scotland Yard (1958)

Visitors from the International Police Organisation see operations...

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

International Music Festival (1951)

Musicians and dancers from all over the world come to National...

NEW SWISS SKI CABIN

New Swiss Ski Cabin (1969)

Lovely colour footage of the Swiss ski resort of Flims as Europe's largest...

POPE RECEIVES DIPLOMATIC CORPS

Pope Receives Diplomatic Corps (1956)

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

POPE'S EASTER BLESSING

Pope's Easter Blessing (1956)

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

SWISS AIR RESCUE SQUAD

Swiss Air Rescue Squad (1955)

A demonstration by the Swiss Air Rescue Squad on Alps near Le Valais....

 SWISS GUARDS SWORN IN

Swiss Guards Sworn In (1951)

New recruit to Swiss Guards takes oath in front of Pope, Vatican City.

 SIR STAFFORD CRIPPS BACK FROM SWITZERLAND

Sir Stafford Cripps Back From Switzerland (1951)

Sir Stafford Cripps arrives home after trip to...

VATICAN RADIO STATION'S NEW TOWER INAUGURATION BY POPE - FIRST VISIT OF POPE...

Vatican Radio Station's New Tower Inauguration By Pope - First Visit Of Pope... (1957)

Swiss...

PRESIDENT HEUSS RECEIVED BY THE POPE

President Heuss Received By The Pope (1957)

The German President is greeted by the Pope in Rome....

FOUR MEN BOB SLEIGH CHAMPIONSHIP

Four Men Bob Sleigh Championship (1958)

Bob Sleigh championship in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany.

POPE OPENS ECUMENICAL COUNCIL

Pope Opens Ecumenical Council (1963)

Pope opens ecumenical council in Rome.

POPE JOHN XIII RECEIVES VINCENT AURIOL

Pope John Xiii Receives Vincent Auriol (1959)

Pope John XIII receives former president of France,...

PRESIDENT SUKARNO VISITS POPE

President Sukarno Visits Pope (1959)

President Achmed Sukarno of Indonesia in audience with Pope John.

POPE JOHN AT SAN PAOLO BASILICA

Pope John At San Paolo Basilica (1959)

Pope John XXII gives a blessing on a visit to the San Paolo...

SELWYN LLOYD SEES THE POPE

Selwyn Lloyd Sees The Pope (1957)

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

COTY CALLS OFFICIALLY ON VATICAN

Coty Calls Officially On Vatican (1957)

Coty and the Pope Pius XII.