Pope Pius XII blesses workers in Rome.
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May Day in Rome - workers blessed by Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli). Italy.
Sound starts at 01:06:43.
LS workers assembled in Popolo Square. MS man addressing workers. LS Belgian delegation. CU Scelba speaking. LS meeting in square. Various shots parade through Rome, en route to St. Peters. LS crowd outside St. Peters, pan up to Pope at window (in Vatican?) CU Pope addressing workers in Italian (natural sound, continues over next few shots). LS banner carrying crowd in St. Peters Square. LS Pope on balcony. LS crowds waving. LS huge crowd in square. CU Pope on Pontifical Chair. LS banners waving in crowd. MS Pope speaking to veiled women. LS large crowd in square.
Date on dope sheet is 05/05/1955.