Pope Pius XII makes speech from Vatican, his first public appearance since being sick.
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Pope Pius XII (aka Eugenio Pacelli) makes first appearance since illness. M/S Pope on balcony of Vatican waving and blessing the crowd. L/S enormous crowd. L/S pope on the balcony. Full screen crowd. Italian family in traditional national dress. Various shots large crowds listening to Pope. L/S Pope giving blessing. L/S large crowds dispersing.
Old records give date as 24/03/1953.