New recruit to Swiss Guards takes oath in front of Pope, Vatican City.
Unissued / unused material.
Oath of the Swiss Guards, Vatican City, Rome, Italy.
MS Swiss Guards in mediaeval uniform marching (3 shots). MS Swiss Guards saluting. MS Pope Paul Montini and the Commander of the Guards, Colonel D'Altishofen De Pfiffer, starting inspection. LS recruit taking the oath. MS spectators. MS recruit taking the oath. CU Swiss Guards marching. MS Swiss Guards marching away from camera.
Date on dope sheet is May 1951.