• Short Summary

    New recruit to Swiss Guards takes oath in front of Pope, Vatican City.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2565.02
    Media URN:
    68917
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:27:00 / 01:09:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 2359 C

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