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    Location: Fatima, Italy.

    Story about pilgrims visiting Fatima in Italy for the fiftieth anniversary of the moment when the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared.

    VS. In the village of Fatima, workmen taking care of preparations for the arrival of the pilgrims. VS. Scenes in the countryside around Fatima where the Virgin Mary was said to have appeared to three shepherd children. Shots of some shepherd children on the hill with some sheep.

    VS. Around the home of Lucia, who is a nun. Shots of the three sites of the apparitions. Statues, etc.

    CU. Michel de Saint Pierre, author of books on the subject.

    VS. Pilgrims arriving in Fatima. It is raining and the pilgrims carry bundles of blankets etc. on their heads. The pilgrims who have come from all over Europe arriving and some of them walk the last 50 yards on their knees. Shots of the pilgrims praying in front of the Basilica of Fatima and holding rosary. Pope Paul VI is to arrive the next day to pray.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:10:00 / 01:57:15:00
    UN 4263 B
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    UN 4263 B
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    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    pilgrimage watch Religion
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