• Short Summary

    Pope Pius XII gives his blessing to Rome's children in St. Peter's Square.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pope Blesses Rome's Children".

    Rome, Italy.

    LV Pan, Pope Pius XII walks to throne.

    LV GV Children in St. Peter's Square waving.

    LV Across crowd, Pope sitting on throne.

    GV Little girls in white waving flowers.

    CU Pope sitting on throne.

    SV Children in crowd. SV Children in crowd. Little girl holding lily.

    SV Little girl presenting Pope with bunch of foliage.

    CU Vatican Swiss Guard. Two boys walk up to Pope's throne and present him with case.

    LV GV Massed crowds in Square.

    SV Pope blessing children. SV Children with hands clasped in prayer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1409.32
    Media URN:
    45889
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:43:00 / 01:43:35:00
    Canister:
    49/29

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