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    General Francisco Franco and his family on pilgrimage to Rome, Italy.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    General Francisco Franco and family in Rome, Italy.

    LS General Franco's personal yacht, the 'Azor' off the pier at Gaeta, pan to harbour. MS ship. LS crowds on bank. Various shots Franco alighting. MS Carmencita Franco Villaverde and husband Marquis of Villaverde walking past pressmen. MS as their car drives off. Exterior of Basilica of St. Paul. MS pilgrims walking towards it, MS Franco's wife among them. MS Franco's daughter and husband alighting from car. MS Franco's wife followed by her daughter. LS exterior view of Basilica, St Mary Majeur.

    MS Franco's wife, daughter husband and other pilgrims leaving Basilica. MS car driving off. Various shots Franco's son-in-law carrying a big crucifix and wearing the uniform of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre walking with wife and other pilgrims up the aisle of St. John in Lateran. CU pan down fountain outside St. Peter's Basilica. LS crowds walking towards St. Peter's. MS Franco family walking along. LS Swiss Guards preceding the party along a corridor in the Vatican. LS party walking across hall. MS Pope sat at desk. The family enter and kneel down to kiss the Pope's hand. MS Marquis of Villaverde kissing Pope's hand. MS group at private audience rising from their knees.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:04:00 / 01:21:20:00
    UN 2259 F

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  1. Unknown user says

    I don't believe General Franco appears in the video.
    He did not accompany his wife on this trip.
    Jonathan Whitehead

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