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VATICAN CHOIR IN LONDON aka THE WONDER SINGERS

Vatican Choir In London AKA The Wonder Singers (1922)

The Vatican Choir in London.

ELECTING THE NEW POPE ROME - ELECTING THE NEW POPE

Electing The New Pope Rome - Electing The New Pope (1922)

Voting underway for the election of the...

HISTORY MAKING DAY IN ROME

History Making Day In Rome (1929)

Roman Question is solved and Pope becomes reigning sovereign of the...

ST PETER'S BASILICA ROME

St Peter's Basilica Rome (1960-1969)

Good shots around the sites of St Peter's Basilica and the Vatican in...

VATICAN CITY

Vatican City (1939)

Footage of the late Pope Pius XI at the Vatican.

POPE PIUS X1

Pope Pius X1 (1922)

Pope Pius XI welcomes students to the Vatican, Rome, Italy.

KING AND QUEEN OF SPAIN

King And Queen Of Spain (1923)

Good shots of the Vatican as the King and Queen of Spain drive up in...

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...

PAPAL GUARDS ANNIVERSARY

Papal Guards Anniversary (1956)

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

POPE RECEIVES CHAMPION ATHLETES

Pope Receives Champion Athletes (1947)

Champion athletes have audience with Pope Pius XII. Vatican,...

POPES EASTER BLESSING

Popes Easter Blessing (1950)

Footage of the Pope's Easter Blessing. The Vatican.

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.

 ROME

Rome (1960-1969)

Various shots around the sites of Rome and the Vatican City - colour is very faded.

EASTERTIDE IN ROME

Eastertide In Rome (1935)

Following the high Mass the Pope comes onto the balcony of St. Peters to bless...

WELCOME PRESENTS

Welcome Presents (1935)

Monsignor Pizzardo and Governors of Rome distribute toys and clothes to the...

WORKMAN ACROBATS aka WORKMEN ACROBATS

Workman Acrobats AKA Workmen Acrobats (1929)

Footage of workmen placing lanterns on the dome of St...

KING AND QUEEN IN ROME

King And Queen In Rome (1923)

Cuts for KING AND QUEEN IN ROME in G 979 and ROYAL SIGHTSEERS in G 981.

ROYAL SIGHTSEERS

Royal Sightseers (1923)

King George V and Queen Mary take in the sights of Rome.

THE PALATINE GUARD

The Palatine Guard (1929)

Members of the Palatine Guard take their oath of allegiance in the Vatican...

REQUIESCAT IN PACE on sleeve as REQUESCAT IN PEACE LYING IN STATE

Requiescat In Pace On Sleeve As Requescat In Peace Lying In State (1922)

Stills of dead Pope...

POPE CROWNS

Pope Crowns "Queen Of Heaven" (1954)

The Pope inaugurates a new religious feast by crowning an image...

ROME HAILS NEW POPE

Rome Hails New Pope (1958)

Pope John XXIII is elected in the Vatican.

AS IN MICHAEL ANGELO'S DAY

As In Michael Angelo's Day (1929)

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

HOLY YEAR ENDS

Holy Year Ends (1951)

In Vatican, the Pope seals Holy Door to mark the end of the Holy Year.

POPE'S BLESSING - GOOD SHOTS VATICAN

Pope's Blessing - Good Shots Vatican (1931)

Pope Pius XI gives blessing in sound while we see views...

POPE PIUS II DEAD - SCENES IN ROME 1939 aka POPE PIUS XI DEAD

Pope Pius II Dead - Scenes In Rome 1939 AKA Pope Pius Xi Dead (1939)

Scenes surrounding the...

POPE BLESSING CROWD

Pope Blessing Crowd (1946)

Pope Pius XII blesses crowds gathered outside the Vatican. Italy.

HOLY YEAR

Holy Year (1950)

Pope Pius XII makes speech calling for peace. Italy.

POPE BLESSES ITALIAN SCOUTS

Pope Blesses Italian Scouts (1946)

Pope Pius XII blesses Scouts and Scout Leaders.

GONDOLIERS IN AUDIENCE WITH THE POPE

Gondoliers In Audience With The Pope (1959)

Gondoliers pay a visit to the Vatican to have an...

POPE JOHN XXIII RECEIVES SHAH OF PERSIA

Pope John Xxiii Receives Shah Of Persia (1958)

Shah of Iran ( Mohamed Reza Pahlevi ) sees Pope...

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....

POPE PAUL'S FIRST DAY IN ST. PETER'S

Pope Paul's First Day In St. Peter's (1963)

Pope Paul VI performing religious ceremony in St....

CLOSE SHOT OF POPE

Close Shot Of Pope (1940-1949)

Close up shot of the Pope Pius XII.

H. H. THE POPE AND MUSSOLINI MEET - version 2

H. H. The Pope And Mussolini Meet - Version 2 (1932)

Benito Mussolini arrives at the Vatican for...

FOR THE FIRST TIME!

For The First Time! (1932)

Steam train runs up and down on the track outside a new railway station in...

THE PATHE GAZETTE aka THE POPE

The Pathe Gazette AKA The Pope (1931)

Pope Pius XI gives blessing in sound while we see views around...

THE VATICAN OBSERVATORY - ROME

The Vatican Observatory - Rome (1929)

Various shots of the observatory hidden away in the Vatican -...

A GOOD PENNY TURNS UP

A Good Penny Turns Up (1943)

Leading Seaman Penny comes home after escaping from prison camp in Rome.

MOSAIC MASTERPIECES

Mosaic Masterpieces (1928)

Lovely film of men at work in the mosaic studio of the Vatican.

KING AND QUEEN OF SPAIN on sleeve as KING AND QUEEN IN FRANCE

King And Queen Of Spain On Sleeve As King And Queen In France (1923)

King Alfonso XIII and...

THE KING AND QUEEN OF ITALY

The King And Queen Of Italy (1929)

King Victor Emmanuel visits Pope Pius XI ending feud between Church...

POPE AND PANOPLY aka POMP AND PANOPLY

Pope And Panoply AKA Pomp And Panoply (1929)

Crown Prince Umberto and his sisters pays a visit to...

VATICAN CITY aka POPES EASTER BLESSING

Vatican City AKA Popes Easter Blessing (1939)

Pope Pius XII gives Easter prayers at the Vatican.

ROYAL WEDDING IN ROME

Royal Wedding In Rome (1939)

Footage of the wedding of Princess Maria and Prince Logis in Rome, Italy.

IRISH VATICAN PILGRIMAGE

Irish Vatican Pilgrimage (1925)

President Cosgrave of Ireland takes 800 pilgrims for an audience with...

PRESIDENT LEADS IRELAND'S HOLY YEAR PILGRIMS

President Leads Ireland's Holy Year Pilgrims (1950)

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

POPE JOHN CROWNED

Pope John Crowned (1958)

Pope John XXIII is crowned with massive ceremony in Rome.

PIUS XII CORONATION ANNIVERSARY

Pius Xii Coronation Anniversary (1956)

The 17th anniversary of the coronation of Pope Pius XII is...