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  • Short Summary

    Pope Pius XI meets Marconi at opening of new Microwave radio telephone service in Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rome. His Holiness The Pope makes rare public appearance to inaugurate new micro-wave radio telephone service, Senatore Marconi's latest invention!"

    Rome, Italy.

    Car arrives and out steps His Holiness the Pope, Pius XI. Cardinals kneel as he passes into the building, past men of the Swiss Guard.

    Good shots of The Pope being shown equipment for Marconi's Micro Wave radio system.

    CU Guglielmo Marconi - Inventor - as he speaks (sadly mute).

    Quick shot of Marconi kneeling at feet of Pope Pius XI.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    697.30
    Media URN:
    6002
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:29:00 / 01:41:17:00
    Canister:
    33/14

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