July 24, 2011

Video Database of British Pathé - Papal Liturgy and Other Rites


COUNCIL OF CARDINALS ACCEPT POPE PAUL: Various shots, showing ceremony of the robing of Pope Paul VI in the presence of the Council of Cardinals. Good shots of Cardinals leaving St. Peters and crossing the square after the ceremony. Various shots, the new Pope is carried on his throne past church leaders. LS and MS The new Pope officiating at the high altar of St Peter's. Various shots, the congregation kneeling and standing during Mass.

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CULMINATION OF HOLY YEAR:
Full title reads: "Rome. Culmination of Holy Year. HH Pope Pius XI - wearing his triple crown - blesses the populace from balcony of St. Mary the Great." Rome, Italy. Shots of crowd gathered outside building. Quick shot of Pope Pius XI on balcony of building. Shots of Swiss Guards in their traditional uniforms. LS of Pope on balcony. Guards close gates of courtyard.

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CREATION OF CARDINALS: Unedited footage of cardinals being ordained by Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) at the Vatican. Landmarks, fountains (St Peter's Cathedral, Vatican). Pope giving a blessing. Religious ceremonies. C/U of Pope in his finery. Cardinals come and kiss the feet of the Pope then either cheek. The Pope is carried on his throne through the congregation.

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CREATION OF CARDINALS: Good shot of St Peter's Cathedral looking over bridge across River Tiber. Various shots of cathedral taken from different angled. Interior shots of St Peter's Cathedral. The Pope (Pius XII) carried down aisle on a chair ("the Sedia Gestatoria"). He blesses the congregation as he passes. We see the Pope sit on his throne, he is attended by members of the Sacred College. Old Cardinals are led up to kiss the Pope's ring and slipper. He receives the Vatican lawyers in black robes; they make a plea for the canonisation of four new saints. The 32 new Cardinals then pay their respects to the pope, including Cardinal Aganian of Armenia and Cardinal Griffin of Westminster. Background to the ceremony is provided by the Swiss, Palatine guards and Papal guards in traditional dress. We hear sound of choir singing in Latin. The pope leaves the cathedral, natural sound of people shouting "Viva Pope".

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CORONATION OF THE POPE: Good L/S of St Peter's Cathedral and thousands of people in the Square. M/S of the Pope Pius XII / Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli being crowned on the balcony by the Cardinal Deacon, the watching crowd cheers. The Pope stands up from his chair and says some prayers.

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ELECTING THE NEW POPE: L/S's of the Vatican. L/S's of Italian guards in line outside the building. Various cardinals and clergymen walk past. People hold up umbrellas to keep the rain off.

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ECUMENICAL COUNCIL MEETS IN ROME: VS. The Prelates taking their seats in the Basilica. VS. Pope Paul the Sixth being chaired shoulder high into the Basilica of Saint Peter. VS. During ceremony taken by Pope Paul, he opens the conclave with solemn mass, during which one of the prelates faints and has to be wheeled out of the Basilica on a trolley.

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IL PAPA IN PIAZZA SAN PIETRO: CU Several statues in St. Peter's Square. LS Dome of St. Peter's pan down to vast crowd. Elevated shots, officials walking into St. Peters. LS Full screen, vast crowd. MS Pope Pius XII addressing the crowd from balcony. High elevated shot, vast crowd. MS Pope giving blessing. High elevated, vast crowd. CU The Pope's Coat of Arms on banner pan up to Pope. LV Crowd. CU Pope giving blessing.

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NEW POPE ELECTED: Full titles read: "NEW POPE ELECTED - Before entering sealed conclave chamber, Cardinal Bourne of Westminster & Cardinal Logue of Ireland pose for our Staff Cameraman. Separate M/S's and C/U's of Francis Alphonsus Bourne and Logue posing for the camera

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POPE BLESSES EASTER CROWD: Pope Pius XII delivers his Easter message from the balcony of St. Peter's Cathedral GV. Throng in front of St. Peters.(first 7 feet for super title). SV. Pope giving blessing. CU. People kneeling pan up to G.V. of throng. AV. Dome of St. Peters and crowd in square. AV. Massed crowd in front of St. Peters. SV. Pope telling people to rise. SV. Carabinieri rising with rifles. GV. Crowd rising and cheering. LV. Pope delivering address. SV. Pope delivering address. MTV. Crowd listening. SV. Choirboys listening. SV. Pope finishing address. SV. Cheering crowds in front of St. Peters. (Orig.Lav.) (Orig.E.)

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PAPAL CEREMONY REVIVED AFTER 63 YEARS: LS of Square in front of Church. A vast crowd look to the balcony where Pope Pius XI stands. Closer shot of Pope as he gives a blessing.

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POPE JOHN CROWNED: GV Massed crowds in St. Peter's Square. GV Massed crowds in St. Peter's Square. AS Int. looking up at the dome of St. Peter's. SV Pope John XXIII rising from chair to be carried in his portable throne. SV Guards. SV Pope John 23rd being helped down steps to his portable throne. SV Pope John being lifted into his portable throne and being carried along. GV As he is carried in gestatorial chair. SV Congregation on balcony inside St. Peter's. GV Pope John being carried to throne. SV Bearers lowering the gestatorial chair. SV Relatives watching. GV Congregation and bishops. GV Congregation. SV Bishops embracing the Pope. SV Bishop kissing ring and embracing Pope. LV Bishops and congregation. CU Pope John reading address. LV Bishops and congregation. LV Pope John at the high altar, blessing altar with incense. GV Congregation and bishops. SV Pope John at high altar, offering the Host. LV Bishops and congregation. SV Pope John blessing high altar. SV Relatives watching. GV Pope John being carried in the gestatorial chair through St. Peter's to the balcony outside. SV Pan, Pope John being carried in gestatorial chair. CU Bishop holding gem studded triple tiara. SV Pope John coming out onto the balcony followed by bishops. GV Massed crowds in St. Peter's, pan to GV Crowds. SV Cardinal Canali taking off mitre hat and placing crown on Pope John. SV Crowds in square. SV Pope John blessing the crowd "Urbi Et Orbi". GV Massed crowds in St. Peter's Square cheering. SV Pope John on balcony.

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POPE PAUL: Close up shot of the Pope Paul speaking. Various shots of the pope seated in church with cardinals and other dignitaries around. They pray. Pope kneels and prays. Various shots of the Pope and escort walking along the isle blessing the people. Various shots of the Pope performing a religious ceremony, he walks around the altar, etc. Various shots of the Pope in his chair being carried through crowded church. Various shots of a mass of people in church yard, camera pans to show the Pope on balcony addressing the crowd.

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POPE PROCLAIMS HOLY YEAR: Pope Eugenio Pacelli Pius XII proclaims the Holy Year - Rome, Italy. Clerics walking to the Basilica of St Peters where the Papal Bull (parchment in Latin) will be read. Pan down top of entrance to the Pope standing in the porch of St Peters Basilica. The Pope acknowledges gathering of clerics. A prelate reading the Papal Bull. General view of the priests and others listening. L/S over heads of crowd to cameramen. M/S of a prelate reading the Bull. Seated priests listening. People looking through railings of gate. Priests arriving at the Throne Room of the Apostolic Palace for the ceremony of handing over the Bull to the Dean of the Apostolic Pronotaries. Priests taking their places in the Throne Room. General view of the gathering. Monsignor Alfonso Carinci, Dean of the Apostolic Pronotaries speaking from rostrum of porch of St Peters Basilica. Pan along cardinals seated for the Throne Room ceremony. Various shots outside the Basilica with cardinals and priests arriving for ceremony. L/S of the steps and columns of St Peters with people wandering about in courtyard. M/S of ornate clock tower on the Vatican. M/S of people looking through railings. Cardinals and others listening as prelate reads the Bull from rostrum.

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POPE PIUS INAUGURATES HOLY YEAR: SV. Exterior of St. Peter's Cathedral, Rome. GV. Crowd waiting outside St. Peters. SV. Carabinieri officers lined up. SV. Towards, clergy entering church. SV. Man kissing stone pillar. MV. Premier Alcide de Gasperi, Prime Minister of Italy, arriving. SV. Men arriving and kissing the stone pillar. LV. MV. GV. Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) being carried through congregation in St. Peters. MV. SV. Towards, elevated shot, clergy preceding Pope coming out of St. Peters. LV. Pope being carried down steps of St. Peters. SV. Pope sitting on palanquin being carried down steps. MV. Elevated, Pope's guard and others following behind. LV. Pope is placed beside throne. LV. Choir. SV. Back view Pope knocking on Holy Door. LV. Holy Door being lowered from inside church. SV. Exterior, Holy Door being lowered. LV. Interior door being lowered and dragged. SV. Pope surrounded by clergy, enters church carrying cross. SV. Top view bodyguard and others looking on. LV. Elevated clergy entering church.

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POPE PAULS EASTER BLESSING: Various shots of the Pope Paul VI giving communion to the crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square in Rome. GV. Over St. Peters Square packed with people. VS. Pope Paul now blessing the crowds from his balcony during his Easter blessing. Ecstatic clapping from crowd. MS. Large Vatican bell swinging in belfry.

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POPE PAUL IS CROWNED: GV. Huge crowd on St. Peter's Square in Rome. SV. Milan miners parading through the square with banners the Pope was their Archbishop. SV. Crowd of people. SV. Procession of religious dignitaries moving past camera, one of them carrying a crown with which the new Pope Paul VI is to be crowned. SCU. The man carrying the crown. SV. Others in the procession, one nearest camera carrying the crown. SV. Crowd. SV. The Pope moving to his throne. GV. Photographers on stands near gigantic statue. SV. The Pope being crowned. CU. Tapestry. SV. Pope sitting on throne with crown on his head. GV. Crowds in the square. SCU. The Pope walking to the chair on which he will be carried. SV. Members of the church looking on. SCU. The Pope being carried on the chair.

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POPES EASTER BLESSING: L/S St Peter's with people walking along street towards it. L/S people in street pan up to dome of St Peters. Shots of people gathering in street. M/S the Vatican guard presenting arms. C/U one of the Vatican guards. M/S guards. C/U guardsman. L/S of balcony where Pope will stand, other clerics are seen on it. L/S elevated waving crowd. L/S Pope blessing crowd from balcony. L/S crowd. L/S Pope Eugenio Pacelli and others on balcony. L/S elevated waving crowd.

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POPE CROWNS "QUEEN OF HEAVEN": Pope Pius XII, Eugenio Pacelli, on his golden chair (several shots). Several shots, Pope on his golden chair being carried through crowd. SV. Priests following. SV. Crowd running. SV. Crowd marching. SV. Nuns and crowd in St. Peter's Square. SV. Newsreel men on top of cars. SCV. Guards marching. SCV. Two nuns. SCV. Two Bishops. CU. Cinerama camera. GV. People in St. Peter's Square.

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POPE CROWNS "QUEEN OF HEAVEN": Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Pope Crowns "Queen of Heaven"" 54/87.

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POPE BLESSES EASTER CROWD: Pope Pius XII delivers his Easter message from the balcony of St. Peter's Cathedral. GV. Throng in front of St. Peters.(first 7 feet for super title). SV. Pope giving blessing. CU. People kneeling pan up to G.V. of throng. AV. Dome of St. Peters and crowd in square. AV. Massed crowd in front of St. Peters. SV. Pope telling people to rise. SV. Carabinieri rising with rifles. GV. Crowd rising and cheering. LV. Pope delivering address. SV. Pope delivering address. MTV. Crowd listening. SV. Choirboys listening. SV. Pope finishing address. SV. Cheering crowds in front of St. Peters.

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POPE BLESSES EASTER CROWD: St. Peter's Square, Vatican City, Rome, Italy. MV. Pope Pius XII speaking to crowd on balcony at St. Peter's (a stills photographer is clearly visible in the window behind him).

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THE POPE'S EASTER BLESSING: Three CUs Crowd. GV Crowd. LS Basilica, crowd in f.g. VS Crowd in St. Peter's Square. CU Oriental girl wearing decorative headscarf. High angle of crowds in St. Peter's Square. MS Pope Pius XII standing on balcony delivering Easter Blessing. BV Statue. LS St Peter's. Two high angle shots of massed crowds.

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THE NEW POPE PIUS XI: L/S's of large crowds with umbrellas (it look as though it is raining.) standing outside the Vatican. L/S of the Pope on balcony with other cardinals and clergymen. Intertitle reads: "Fully 100,000 people assembled in the vast square of St. Peter's -"

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"URBE ET ORBI": Massive gathering outside basilica of St Peter's. LS of Pope Pius XI at large window blessing the crowd and the City.

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WORLD ACCLAIMS POPE: GV. & SV. Pan, crowds in St. Peter's Square. GV. The Sistine Chapel. GV. Pan, interior showing cardinals at prayer. SCU. Two cardinals. SV. Cardinals. SCU. Cardinal Montini (later to be elected Pope Paul VI). SV. The doors of the chapel being closed and bolted. GV. The locked doors. GV. Crowds waiting in square - two shots. SV. People washing their faces in the fountain to keep cool. SV. Two priests wearing newspaper hats. CU. Priests looking through binoculars. LV. & SV. White smoke coming from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel - sign that the new Pope is chosen. GV. Crowds cheering. SCU. Priests applauding. GV. Looking towards St. Peter's with crowds cheering in foreground. SV. Dignitaries on balcony, one of them is announcing the new Pope - natural sound. GV. Crowds in front of St. Peters. SV. The crowds cheering - two shots. SV. The new Pope on the balcony. LV. The balcony. SV. Pope giving blessing - natural sound.

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WORLD MOURNS POPE JOHN: Several shots of the Pope John XXIII during his coronation. Congregation, including the Cardinals and the Pope's family, gathered at St. Peter's Church, Vatican. Pope John is lifted in his chair and carried through cheering crowd at St. Peter's Church. Top shot of empty St. Peter's Square, Rome. Several shots of mass crowd at the square with the Pope on balcony of St. Peter's blessing the people. Various shots of the Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, during their visit to Vatican. They are talking to the Pope and with Cardinals. Queen is wearing black and Prince Philip is wearing a uniform. Various shots of the Pope riding in open car through crowded streets, visiting a jail and a hospital. He talks to prisoners and patients and blesses them.

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CANONISATION OF POPE PIUS X: MS. Various religious groups. LS. Einaudi arriving. LS.Large crowd in St. Peters Square. LS. Pope on pontifical chair carried through crowds. MS. Pope with escorts walking to Basilica. CU. Portrait of Pope Pius X. Crowd. MS. Pope blessing congregation. LS. Huge crowd. LS. Portrait of Pope X. hanging from balcony of St. Peters. LS. Procession through crowds. MS. Types in crowd. CU. The scene in mirror of periscope. Various shots of groups in crowd. LS. GV. St.Peters with crowd in foreground. Various crowd shots. Crowd on balcony. (Lav)

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PIUS XII CORONATION ANNIVERSARY: LV. Pope being carried in a chair. LV. Dope of St Peter's interior. TV. The altar. SV. Pan down to the altar. LV. Pope being carried through crowd, & SV. TV. The altar. SV. Pope in his chair. TV. Crowded altar. GV. Papal dignitaries leading, & GV. TV. Pope in his chair. LV. Crowd waving with Pope in distance in his chair, & LV. & SV. TV. Papal dignitaries.

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HOLY YEAR ENDS: MS. & SCU. Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) walking in procession in the Vatican basilica. SCU. Pope seated on throne. SCU. & CU. Pope walking in procession (two shots). MS. The Pope being borne along on gestatorial chair and blessing the throne. MS. Cardinals arriving. MS. Cardinals arriving. MS. Cardinal removing the Pope's mitre. MS. The Pope giving a blessing from the throne LS. Pan from Pope on throne to Holy Door. LS. St. Peters Church workmen fitting up temporary frame to symbolise closing of the Holy Door. LS. Putting the door into position. SCU. Pope seated on throne. SCU. Pope seated in gestatorial chair. MS. The Pope receiving obeisance. MS. Elevated, Pope seated in gestatorial chair. MS. Elevated, Pope rising from chair. MS. Elevated, procession walking towards Holy Door. LS. & MS. Pope being borne along, blessing crowd (two shots). SCU. Pope seated on throne. SCU. Pope stepping down from throne. MS. Elevated, towards Cardinals arriving. MS. Pope arriving at an altar to bless the materials for the work of closing the Holy Door. MS. Pope reading from book and blessing materials. MS. Pope at altar. MS. Pope kneeling and reading from book. LS. Pan from congregation to Pope on throne. MS. Elevated, part of the ceremony. MS. Pope giving blessing from throne. SCU. Pope seated on gestatorial chair. MS. Pope walking to and sitting on throne (two shots). MS. & LS. Pope blessing from throne. SCU. Pope seated in gestatorial chair being borne along. LS. & MS. Pope being borne along (two shots). MS. Pope in crowd. LS. Papal procession entering Basilica. MS. Pope sprinkling incense over materials. MS. Pope walking to throne. LS. Dignitaries walking out of Basilica. MS. Count Carlo Sforza, Italian Foreign Minister, among dignitaries. LS. Dignitaries arriving (three shots). MS. Arrival of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre. LS. Arrival of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Prince Chigi (two shots). MS. Personalities arriving (two shots). LS. Papal procession. LS. & MS. Pope being borne through crowd (four shots). LS. Procession entering Basilica.

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SECOND CANONISATION OF THE YEAR: LS Pan up exterior of entrance to St. Peters. LS Elevated interior of guards marching up aisle of church. LS Elevated, monks walking up aisle. MS Crosses being borne into the church. MS Elevated bishops and cardinals walking up aisle. LS Vanguard of papal procession entering church. LS The Pope, being carried on portable throne is borne along. MS Back view the Pope being carried towards altar. MS Back view, papal procession. MS People running up steps of St. Peters, including small boy.

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POPE PAUL CONSECRATES NEW ABBEY AT MONTE CASSINO: Various shots, Pope Paul VI arriving at the Benedictine Abbey of Monte Cassino which was heavily bombed by Allied forces in World War II. He arrives standing in his limousine to cheers from the crowds. He recognises the crowd and goes to meet those nearest the barrier. Various shots, Pope Paul leaving the Abbey in the rain, again heavily pressed by the crowd. Various shots, Pope Paul, accompanied by members of the Papal Court and six Cardinals, perform the ceremony of consecrating the new abbey. They consecrate the altar and all the crosses around the abbey. All the time the Pope is heavily besieged by people. High shots, outside the abbey looking down at a site below, possibly a cemetery. CUs The pope leaving the abbey at the end of the ceremony. MS The Pope's limousine leaves Monte Cassino. Various shots, crowds following in the rain as his motorcade makes its way down the hill. Inside the abbey as the Pope arrives and seats himself on the throne. MS Details of the new abbey's architecture. Various shots of the congregation and the Pope sitting in full regalia. Various shots, the Pope and his entourage blessing the building. MS The organ. LS Looking down the nave to the high altar. MS Two Papal guards saluting. (2 shots). MS The Pope's limousine arriving, the top is opened and he steps out. Various shots, crowds waiting in rain outside abbey. MS Statue, possibly of St Benedict. Various shots of the architecture of the new Monte Cassino. Various shots, the Pope being mobbed by crowds and cameramen as he enters the Abbey, then the abbey doors are closed. MS The cloisters pan up to window. LS Stone gateway and steps to the cloisters. LS View from the balcony. MS Statue of St Benedict on steps. Various good shots, Pope Paul waving to roadside crowds and to the camera as he leaves.

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POPE NAMES NEW SAINTS: St. Peters, Rome, Italy. Pope Pius XII names three new Saints at Canonisation Ceremony. LV Int. procession in Basilica. MV Standards representing new Saints in procession. LV Pope's procession. LV Pope's procession passing pillars. SV Papal procession. MV Pope Pius XII being lowered. LV Clergy lining Basilica. LV Pope at throne. Pan up to lights and clock. MV Cardinals walking up to Pope and kissing ring. SV Night shot, Church of St. Anne in Laconi. MV Glass coffin containing the body of Father Ignazio da Laconi leaving church. SV Illuminated coffin in procession. MV Interior of St. Anne's Church. MV Pulpit and picture of St. Ignazio. MV St. Ignazio in illuminated glass coffin. LV Crowds outside St. Peter's. SV Banner of Saint. SV 2 costumed girls. CU Costumed girl. MV Pan round ornate and illuminated roof of Basilica. LV Pope at throne. LV Swiss Guard. SV Pope reading decree.

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PIUS XII CORONATION ANNIVERSARY: LV. Interior of St. Peter's Church, Rome, showing mass crowd. SV. Altar. LV. The Papal procession, & GV. & SV. SV. The top of the altar. GV. The Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) passing in his chair past the altar. GV. The chair being lowered to the floor. GV. Priests kneeling. LV. The audience, Vatican Guards in the foreground. LV. & CV. The priests at the altar. GV. Papal dignitaries and priests arising from their knees. TV. The Pope leaving the ceremony in his chair.

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PAPAL CEREMONY REVIVED AFTER 63 YEARS: Full title reads: "Rome. Papal Ceremony Revived after 63 years. His Holiness leaves Vatican to celebrate the Feast of the Ascension and afterwards imparts his blessing on huge concourse." Rome, Italy. LS of Square in front of Church. A vast crowd look to the balcony where Pope Pius XI stands. Closer shot of Pope as he gives a blessing.

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