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  • Short Summary

    Harold Macmillan and Alec Douglas-Home meet Pope John XXIII in the Vatican.

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    Unissued / Unused material -

    Rome, Italy.

    MS as Vatican Guard come to attention. CU One of the guard. VS British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan in procession on his way to see the Pope. VS Macmillan and Alec Douglas-Home as they enter room to meet the Pope. LS as they meet the Pope John XXIII and they sit down. CU Portrait of Pope Pius XII. CU Ornate clock at 10 o'clock. VS of the Pope, Macmillan and Home together, talking and posing for photographers. LS as Macmillan and Lord Home make their exit and leave the room. VS Macmillan and Home walking through several rooms on their way out of the Vatican. MS Various Vatican dignitaries talking together in ante-room. Two shots taken inside the Vatican of a design on a wall at the head of the staircase, and an ornate clock showing 10.50. Various shots as Mr. Macmillan and Lord Home take their leave of Vatican dignitaries. CU of a huge stained glass window of Christ. CU Vatican guard in silhouette, and in the background the stained glass window. LS Stone figures on the roof of the Vatican.

    (Mute F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 24/11/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:45:00 / 01:17:41:00
    UN 3425 C

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