• Short Summary

    Back room boy in the Papal elections is Roman tailor Luigi Giammarelli. He's got an?

  • Description

    Back room boy in the Papal elections is Roman tailor Luigi Giammarelli. He's got an outside problem in man-sized fittings.

    The order: New vestments for a new Pontiff.

    The measurements: Waist - unknown;
    Chest - unknown;
    Height - unknown.

    The clue: It could be for one of 54 cardinals.

    The answer: Make three - one long, one medium and one short ... and leave plenty of tuck-ins for take-ins and let-outs.

    Because the Pope, as soon as he is elected, must wear his new vestments immediately. He must wear them to bless the waiting crowd in St. Peter's Square.

    And, apart from the fact that the clothes may, or may not, "maketh the man", as Shakespeare's Polonius said to his son Laertes:
    ... The apparel oft proclaims the man ...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3PI9ZX72LCWIQ0NKCLPVKVC5M
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PI9ZX72LCWIQ0NKCLPVKVC5M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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