Ancient ceremony sees the Pontiff's bodyguard sworn in, at the Vatican, Italy.
Recruits to the Swiss Guard (the Pontiff's Bodyguard) are sworn in at the Vatican, Italy.
The "Switzers" of the Pope's Guard celebrate their 450th anniversary.
One shot only of Vatican Swiss Guards - rest of film is missing.
Material relating to the Newsreel story "Papal Guards Anniversary" 56/39
Footage of Swiss Guards being sworn in. The Vatican.
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