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    FILM SHOWS VIEWS 19 APRIL AT VATICAN PAVILION OF FORMAL UNVEILING OF MICHELANGELO'S PIETA. THIS TOOK PLACE AT DEDICATION OF PAVILION WITH FRANCIC CARDINAL SPELLMAN OF NEW YORK PRESIDING ALONG WITH PAUL CARIDINAL MORELLA, FORMERLY WITH THE APOSTOLIC DELEGATION IN WASHINGTON, AND NOW "ARCH-PRIEST" OR PASTOR OF ST PETER'S BASILICA IN ROME (TECHNICALLY IN CHARGE OF THE PIETA) PRESIDING. THERE WAS NO FORMAL UNVEILING. THE LIGHTS WERE SIMPLY TURNED ON THE PIETA; THUS OUR FILM OPENS WITH PIETA AND THERE ARE NO SHOTS OF THE DIGNITARIES ASSEMBLED. AT THE END OF THE FILM THERE ARE SOME SHOTS OF THE CHAPEL AT THE VATICAL PAVILION AS A MASS TO CELEBRATE THE EVENT GOT UNDERWAY. THE UNVEILING OF THE PIETA WAS A "PREVIEW" SINCE THE FAIR DOES NOT OPEN UNTIL 22 APRIL.




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    Film ID:
    VLVAANQEXG4LJEYWFZYFK3WKLUIK
    Media URN:
    VLVAANQEXG4LJEYWFZYFK3WKLUIK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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