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  • Short Summary

    Pope on balcony giving Easter Blessing.

  • Description

    St Peter's, Rome.

    Documentation on file.

    MS. as Pope John XXIII comes out onto balcony and proceeds to give Easter Blessing. Top shot, as military band march along in pouring rain. Top shot, of the Army, Navy and Air Force on parade. Top shots, crowd with umbrellas up MS. Religious statue. Top shot: looking down on choirboys entering St. Peters. High angle G.Vs. of the massed crowds in St. Peter's Square. LS. As Choir enters St. Peter's. CU. of the banner hanging from balcony. LS. and nearer shot: Pope on balcony. MS. Television cameramen. High angle GV. massed crowd. LS. Pope on balcony. High angle GVs. massed in St. Peter's Square. High angle GV. massed crowds as pigeons are released. High angle GV. crowds.

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    Note: very poor quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2950.09
    Media URN:
    84806
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:04:00 / 01:32:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 3329 B

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