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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Rome, Italy. Young Catholics marching through Rome and receive Pope's blessing.

    Catholic Youth procession leaving the Coliseum on their way to St Peter's Square - mostly girls. Procession moving down street, Coliseum in background. Back view, girls in procession carrying flags. Several high angle shots of procession moving through street. Close up shot of three young Italian women dressed in white.

    High angle shot of massed crowd gathered in forecourt of St Peter's Church. Crowd. Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) being carried through the crowd on his chair, he blesses the crowds as he proceeds. High angle long shot of massed crowd in forecourt of St Peter's Church. Side view, Pope being carried through crowd, blessing as he moves. High angle shot of massed crowds, People in centre move across as pope is carried round. Towards, Pope blessing crowd as he moves through.

    Possibly connected with 48/75 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:28:00 / 01:23:14:00
    UNSO Reel 034 F
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    UNSO 034 F
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    Religion & Politics
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