• Short Summary

    Footage of the election of the new Pope, Rome, Italy.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "CARDINAL PACELLI ELECTED POPE"

    L/S's of crowds of people in St Peters Square in Rome, Italy. They start to cheer as a puff of smoke rises above the Sistine Chapel. L/S and M/S of the first Cardinal Deacon announcing that Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli has chosen the name of Pius (XII). L/S's of a silhouette of the new Pope on the balcony. Several more good M/S's and L/S's of the new Pope meeting the people.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1003.01
    Media URN:
    19154
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:01:26:00
    Canister:
    39/19

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