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    Pope John XXIII in religious procession to open Lent. Rome, Italy.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Pope John XXIII (Cardinal Roncalli) joins religious procession to open Lent. Rome, Italy.

    Various shots as religious procession comes towards camera, and passes. The procession consists of men dressed in white hooded cowls. MS taken through railings of members of various religious orders. LS line of nuns walking along. CU's of cars passing camera with motorcycle escort. Various shots Pope John in his car waving to the crowds.

    CU two little children sitting on kerb looking at camera. CU man operating movie camera. Various shots as the religious procession passes along street and past camera, it consists of choirboys and men in robes carrying prayer books and singing. Good CU's as pope John passes camera making the sign of the cross, camera pans with him. MS as Pope John passes away from camera and continues up road. MS as procession passes camera, showing men of various religious orders singing from prayer books.

    MS as camera pans with Pope John as he walks along street. Various shots as spectators crowd forward to see the Pope. MS of the procession passing by, including the Pope. Top shots as Pope's car passes by crowd lined street and crowd starts to disperse. Various shots, including high angles, of the procession with the Pope making sign of the Cross. High angle shots of the crowds.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:45:00 / 01:59:11:00
    UN 3316 H

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