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  • Short Summary

    People gather in St. Peter's Square on news Pope Pius XII has been taken ill. Vatican, Italy.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    People gather to hear news of Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) who is ill. Vatican City, Italy.

    Interior shots altar. Various shots St Peter's Square with people praying. Various shots people looking at bulletin which has been published about the Pope's illness. MS nuns praying. Various shots people in the Square.

    MS cameramen. Various shots crowd reading newspapers about Pope's illness. MS window of room where Pope is laying. Various shots people in Square and exterior shots of St. Peter's Basilica, police control cars coming in.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2640.21
    Media URN:
    78628
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:36:00 / 01:55:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 2701 E

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