Good story about visit of Pope Paul VI to the Sites of the Holy Land.
Full title reads: "The Papal Pilgrimage".
Techniscope and transferred as such in widescreen format. Soundtrack is wobbly.
VS Pope Paul VI leaves the Vatican in Rome, Italy to go to airport. Crowds cheers as he passes in open car. He boards plane at Rome airport and flies off to Holy Land.
Amman Airport, Jordan. The Pope lands and is greeted by Orthodox Christian leaders and King Hussein. Crowds greet the Pope.
Travel shot along road to Jerusalem, Israel / Palestine. River Jordan and Baptism site of Jesus. Sign from Palestinian Refugees welcoming the Pope. Pope looks out over Jordan.
VS of Jerusalem. Shots of old city. Large crowds in Damascus Square waiting for Pope. Lots of nuns and Church figures. Crowds surge as Pope moves towards Damascus gate. VS of group of Priests from the Philippines carrying Cross along the Stations of the Cross. LS Mount of Olives and Church of All Nations. VS of Garden of Gethsemane.
VS of crowds watching Papal motorcade go by. GV Nazareth. Crowds of Arabs and nuns waiting. Pope Paul visits Church of the Annunciation. GV remains of Synagogue in Capernium. Shots of Sea of Galilee including fishermen at work. Pope returns to Jerusalem.
Shots of Dormiton Church. VS of Pope and Roman Orthodox leaders in Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem. VS of Church int.
Pope Paul waves farewell from car. GV Bethlehem.
Cataloguer's Note: This story includes reproductions of various copyrighted paintings, use with care. Use colour version, next item on tape.- MD.