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Lord Mayor with the Crippled Children

Series

Series Name
Topical Budget

Issue

Issue No.
279-2
Date Released
30 Dec 1916
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Goose Raises £100
  2. 2Boxing Day Sports
  3. 3Canadians in Paris
  4. 4Lord Mayor with the Crippled Children
  5. 5Aldermanic Santa Claus

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 5
Summary
[SUBTITLE]: "The Lord Mayor and Sir W Treloar spend Christmas with the children at the Alton Home." Man dressed as Father Christmas approaches camera through herd of sheep. Children on crutches come up to him. Man leading donkey and cart carrying Father Christmas, with children watching. Close shot of Father Christmas giving out presents. Close shot of one boy with his presents.
Keywords
Celebrations and festivals; Local government; Animals
Length of story (in feet)
66

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Web
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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