Crowds gather in Rome to see Pope Pius XII at Vatican.
Unissued / unused material.
Pope Pius XII at the Vatican, Rome, Italy.
LS Vatican guards marching out of the building. MS the Pope sitting on a canopied throne being borne along on the shoulders of retainers. Various shots the home of St. Peter, at night, brilliantly lit. Exterior view of the Vatican with crowds walking about in the forecourt. Some of the women among the crowd wear national dress. More night shots St. Peters. CU religious mural. CU the bells of St. Peters tolling. LS Pope at window. Various shots procession inside St. Peters
Date on original record is 21/05/1947.