• Short Summary

    Following the high Mass the Pope comes onto the balcony of St. Peters to bless the huge crowds that have gathered in the Square below.

  • Description

    St Peter's, Vatican, Rome, Italy

    Title reads: "Eastertide in Rome - Pius X gives his blessing from balcony of St. Peter's."

    WS. Tilt down St. Peter's to see crowds gathered in the square. WS. Balcony of St Peter's with figures just visible tilt down to see crowds in the square. LS. The balcony of the Basilica with the Pope on his throne as he gives the crowd below a plenary indulgence. WS. Crowd in St Peter's square. WS. The Pope and the Bishops on the balcony cross themselves. WS. Including the balcony and the crowd in the square. LS. The Pope and his Bishops on the balcony. WS. Crowd clinging to lamp posts. WS. Pan across Peter's seeing the crowds below. LS. Bell tolling in St Peter's. WS. Pan up from the crowd to the dome of St Peter's. CU. Dome of St. Peter's.

    N.B. Despite what the title says I think this is actually Pope Pius XI. MD

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:50:00 / 01:41:29:00

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