Full titles read: "CARDINAL PACELLI ELECTED POPE"
L/S's of crowds of people in St Peters Square in Rome, Italy. They start to cheer as a puff of smoke rises above the Sistine Chapel. L/S and M/S of the first Cardinal Deacon announcing that Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli has chosen the name of Pius...
Cardinal Pacelli visits France.
Pope Pius XII and his Cardinals hold a public Consistory in St. Peter's Church. Italy.
Pope Eugenio Pacelli Pius XII proclaims the Holy Year in Rome, Italy.
Pope Pius XII carried from Vatican, delegations bringing gifts incl ecclesiastic mantle.
Cuts from newsreel 47/75 - POPE SPEAKS.
Cuts from newsreel story 47/75 - POPE SPEAKS.
CU of Cardinal Pacelli (later Pope Pius XII).