• Short Summary

    Pope Pius XII gives Easter prayers at the Vatican.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "VATICAN CITY"

    L/S's of thousands of people in St Peter's Square and the Vatican buildings. L/S's of Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) saying prayers for Easter on the balcony overlooking the square. L/S's of the crowds cheering.

    Note: There are two versions of this story, the second is titled "THE POPES BLESSING" and contains some extra footage of the crowd and the Pope in prayer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1007.15
    Media URN:
    19230
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:15:00 / 01:17:11:00
    Canister:
    39/30

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