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  • Short Summary

    Pope Pius XI blesses the crowds from the balcony of St Peter's in Rome.

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    Titles read: "The Pope gives Blessing from St Peter's Balcony".

    Rome, Italy.

    Panning shot across the enormous crowds in St Peter's Square. Brief shots of Pope Pius XI (Achille Ratti) blessing the crowds from the balcony and being carried away on a chair. Brief shots of the dome of St Peter's at night, illuminated by lots of tiny light bulbs. More quick shots of crowds in the square (daytime) and official-looking people on the balconies.

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    Film ID:
    963.20
    Media URN:
    17071
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:58:00 / 01:32:15:00
    Canister:
    38/36

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