Special ! Pope In Uganda 1969

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    Special ! Pope in Uganda. Africa.

    L/S pan crowds waiting at airport for arrival of Pope Paul VI. L/S pan girl dancers warming up for Pope's arrival. M/S men beating shell with straw. L/Ss of girls dancing. Pan to another row of girls dancing. Ground to air shot of the Pope's aircraft (VC-10) flying over airport. L/S of officials waiting for Pope's arrival. C/U of President Obote and wife waiting. L/S as Pope comes out of the VC-10 and waves to crowd. L/S as Pope walks down steps. L/S Pope's plane with crowd at foot of steps. C/U Pope meeting officials./ L/S of priests applauding. L/S crowds and Pope's car about to leave airport. L/S the motorcade comes towards camera.

    Various shots of crowds lining streets waving and applauding. L/S of the Pope waving from his car on route to the Kololo terrace. M/S of people seated. L/S of figure of Christ on a cross hanging from top of dais. L/S of Bishops mounting steps. C/U three men in Holy Orders. L/S Bishops lying down on dais ready to be prostrated. M/S Africans with hand clasped around dais. C/U young boy. M/S of Pope giving communion on altar. C/U African in Holy order giving communion. C/U woman receiving Holy communion. Pan as the Pope drives off, waving to crowd, on route to parliament building.

    L/S with parliament building in the background as motorcade nears it. Pan down parliament building. L/S parliament building. Obote inside making speech. L/S judges listening to speech. Top shot of the Pope making speech. Shots of mass crowds around national shrine. M/S of women straining their necks to see the Pope. C/U young boys and young girl with hands clasped. Pan as the Pope walks towards altar (national shrine). He kneels down and kisses the altar. He makes the of the cross on the ground.

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