Huge crowds in St Peter's Square wait for arrival of Pope Pius XII.
Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Outdoor Papal audience in St Peter's Square, Rome, Italy.
General views of crowd in St Peter's Square. Swiss Papal Guards. L/S of dome of St Peter's Cathedral. M/S of priest with camera. C/U of sailors with cine cameras. C/U of three little girls. C/U of group of boys making sign of the cross. C/U of priest. C/U of man wearing helmet with feathers draped at side. M/S of group of nuns. High angle shots of crowd with banners.
Various shots of Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) being carried through crowds on throne. General view of Pope seated on throne speaking. L/S of Pope giving the blessing. L/S of Pope talking to priests.