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  • Short Summary

    Ancient ceremony sees the Pontiff's bodyguard sworn in, at the Vatican, Italy.

  • Description

    The Vatican, Italy.

    No item titles for this story. However, the paperwork titles read: "AS IN MICHAEL ANGELO'S DAY - recruits to the famous Swiss Guard - the Pontiff's Bodyguard sworn in at the Vatican."

    Several shots of men being suited up in very splendid suits of armour. L/S's of the medieval soldiers marching. L/S's of the guards lined up holding pikes. L/S's of ancient ceremony taking place, the Pontiff's bodyguard is sworn in. L/S's of soldiers marching.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    788.24
    Media URN:
    36486
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:51:00 / 01:35:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1606

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