The Shah of Persia (now Iran) has a half-hour audience with Pope John XXIII in Rome.
Vatican City, Rome, Italy.
Various shots of Shah of Iran (Mohamed Reza Pahlevi) and his retinue in eight cars, drive to the Vatican escorted by motorcycle police. GV. Crowd outside the Vatican, pan to show Pope John XXIII (Angelo Guiseppe Roncalli) being carried through crowd on his chair. Various shots of cortege as it moves to the San Damaso courtyard, where the Palatine Guards stand to attention. LS. Pope John seated on throne in Hall. LS. Pope John giving Blessing. CU. Shah of Persia saluting Guard of Honour. CU's. Nuns. LS.Pope on balcony. GV. Crowd in St. Peter's Square. LS. Religious statues.