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  • Short Summary

    Pope Pius XII gives Christmas blessing to people in St Peter's Square. Rome, Italy.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) blesses thousands on Christmas Day. Rome, Italy.

    Various shots American sailors taking pictures with cameras. Various shots people massed in St Peter's Square. MS newsreel cameraman with telescopic camera. Various shots hundreds of people in St Peter's Square.

    Elevated LS of Pope at window. Various shots people waving and clapping. LS window with blinds drawn. LS Pope acknowledging crowd and blessing them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2816.15
    Media URN:
    82359
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:25:00 / 01:23:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 2798 H

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