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    Material related to newsreel story "Holy Year Ends" - 51/2.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Holy Year Ends" - 51/2.


    MS. & SCU. Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) walking in procession in the Vatican basilica. SCU. Pope seated on throne. SCU. & CU. Pope walking in procession (two shots). MS. The Pope being borne along on gestatorial chair and blessing the throne. MS. Cardinals arriving. MS. Cardinals arriving. MS. Cardinal removing the Pope's mitre. MS. The Pope giving a blessing from the throne LS. Pan from Pope on throne to Holy Door. LS. St. Peters Church workmen fitting up temporary frame to symbolise closing of the Holy Door. LS. Putting the door into position. SCU. Pope seated on throne. SCU. Pope seated in gestatorial chair. MS. The Pope receiving obeisance. MS. Elevated, Pope seated in gestatorial chair. MS. Elevated, Pope rising from chair. MS. Elevated, procession walking towards Holy Door. LS. & MS. Pope being borne along, blessing crowd (two shots). SCU. Pope seated on throne. SCU. Pope stepping down from throne. MS. Elevated, towards Cardinals arriving. MS. Pope arriving at an altar to bless the materials for the work of closing the Holy Door. MS. Pope reading from book and blessing materials. MS. Pope at altar. MS. Pope kneeling and reading from book. LS. Pan from congregation to Pope on throne. MS. Elevated, part of the ceremony. MS. Pope giving blessing from throne. SCU. Pope seated on gestatorial chair. MS. Pope walking to and sitting on throne (two shots). MS. & LS. Pope blessing from throne. SCU. Pope seated in gestatorial chair being borne along. LS. & MS. Pope being borne along (two shots). MS. Pope in crowd. LS. Papal procession entering Basilica. MS. Pope sprinkling incense over materials. MS. Pope walking to throne. LS. Dignitaries walking out of Basilica. MS. Count Carlo Sforza, Italian Foreign Minister, among dignitaries. LS. Dignitaries arriving (three shots). MS. Arrival of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre. LS. Arrival of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Prince Chigi (two shots). MS. Personalities arriving (two shots). LS. Papal procession. LS. & MS. Pope being borne through crowd (four shots). LS. Procession entering Basilica.


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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:07:22:00 / 01:16:27:00
    51/2 A (Selected Originals)

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