President William Tubman Meets The Pope 1956

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    Pope's Summer Residence, Castelgandolfo, Italy.

    GV.The Pope's summer residence at Castelgandolfo. (2 shots). LS.People gathered round front of the house. MS. Plaques over doorway. CU.Vatican Guard. VS.Car arrives with President William Tubman of Liberia, his wife and two daughters. Elevated shot, as they alight from car, and President and Monsignor Nardone inspect Guard of Honour. MS.The President and Nardone walking along. CU.Guard of Honour at the present. MS.The President, his family and many others, walking along to meet the Pope. VS.The President and family meet the Pope (Pius XII, Eugenio Pacelli) who presents them with medals. VS.The President and family bid farewell to the Pope. CU.The Vatican Guard present arms. LS.President and his family walking among members of the Vatican as they take their leave. VS.The Vatican Guard. (Lav.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
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    Mute
    Media URN:
    82563
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2832.02
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:40:00 / 01:04:10:00
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    UN 2875 B
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    UN 2875 B
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