Full title reads: "Requiescat in Pace. Last picture taken of His Holiness - Pope Benedict XV".
M/S of pope kneeling at outdoor altar, surrounded by several men in religious robes.
Note: image very scratched and blurry - nitrate neg transferred may be decomposing....
Good shots of the Vatican as the King and Queen of Spain drive up in their car.
A retrospective of the important events from 1922.
Stills of dead Pope lying in state and crowds of people outside Vatican.
Pope Pius XI gives a blessing to city of Rome
End of Funeral Service for Pope Pius XII in the Vatican.
President Dwight Eisenhower meets with Italian premier Segni and Pope in Rome.
Pope Pius XII blesses workers in Rome.
President Diosdado Macapagal on official visit to Rome, he meets with Pope John XXIII.
Pope John XXIII blesses wax discs with images of lamb of God and saints on.
Pope John XXIII gives audience to President Segni, Rome.
Crowds gather outside the Vatican to celebrate birthday of Pope Pius XII.
Pope Pius XII gives his Christmas blessing in St Peter's Square.
Pope John XXIII giving his Easter blessing to a packed crowd in St. Peters Square.
New recruit to Swiss Guards takes oath in front of Pope, Vatican City.
Young Catholics marching through Rome and receive Pope's blessing.
Swiss guards are sworn in, Vatican City.
Various title cards from stories connects with Pathe's 21st Anniversary edition.
Cardinal Spellman of New York meets with Pope Pius XII.
General Charles de Gaulle lays wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier and meets Pope in Rome.
Various shots of President Eisenhower's visit to Rome.
A new Italian village 'San Francesco' is begun to house people living in slums.
Gondoliers pay a visit to the Vatican to have an audience with Pope John XXIII.
Ancient mints used to make coins for new Cardinals.
Pilgrims flock to St. Peters in Rome for Beatification Ceremony, Rome.