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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Rome, Italy.

    LS Night mass at Termi di Caracalla (the Caracalla Baths) celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Centro Sportivo Italiano (Italian Sports Association). Various shots, ceremony in progress at night.

    The next day, vast crowds assemble in St. Peter's Square. (3 shots). LS Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) being carried amongst crowd. CU Pope being carried in pontifical chair. Various shots of a gymnastic display in St. Peter's Square. LS Pope walking up steps to his chair on the dais. CU Pope addressing crowd from balcony. CU Pope seated in chair and applauding the display. MS Basketball display. LS Gymnastic display. Various shots of sporting organisations walking through streets to St. Peter's Square including javelin throwers and skiers. High shot, crowds filling St Peter's Square. High shot, gymnastic display. High shot, basketball game. MS Sportsmen walk towards St Peter's.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 13/10/1955. Alternative spellings: Caracella / Caracalla.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:00:00 / 01:55:57:00
    UN 2774 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2774 C
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    Sport & Leisure Religion & Politics
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