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  • Short Summary

    Turin's new Archbishop is enthroned with much ceremony.

  • Description

    Flash frame title reads: "Italy. With the Church's greatest splendour Cardinal Fossati new Archbishop of Turin makes solemn entrance to the city and the cathedral."

    Turin, Italy.

    Open horsedrawn carriage arrives bearing Cardinal Fossati. The Cardinal is greeted and gives the blessing sign as he walks.

    The Cardinal mounts an outdoor altar. He undergoes a ceremony where is is clothed in his new Archbishop's robes.

    Under a canopy the Archbishop parades through the streets and into the Turin Cathedral. Quick cut away to show Crown Prince Umberto, Prince of Piedmont and two women watching. LS of ceremony on Cathedral steps.

    N.B. Paperwork and other records give name as Cardinal Rossati or as Cardinal Cossati.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    765.07
    Media URN:
    7230
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:59:00 / 01:10:23:00
    Canister:
    31/21

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