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Cardiff’s Christmas Tree

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1072A
Date Released
22 Dec 1949
Date submitted
19 Dec 1949
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Malta’s Tribute to His Majesty
  2. 2Her Majesty Honours Needlework Craftsmanship
  3. 3World’s Dancing Champion
  4. 4Britain’s Car Challenge
  5. 5Christmas Cheer in the City
  6. *Cardiff’s Christmas Tree

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Cardiff Christmas Celebrations - the Christmas Tree. DESCRIPTION: Children lined the streets of Cardiff to see Father Christmas and the tree being erected outside the City Hall. SHOTLIST: KS. Crowds. Crowds of children line streets, Father Christmas drives through in specially prepared coach. Children screaming their ‘heads off’. Father Christmas greeted by Lord Mayor, Alderman Timothy Kerritan. Christmas tree erected in Cathays Park outside City Hall. Denmark representative presented the tree to Cardiff. Children sing carols to finish.
Local distribution only
For Cardiff only.
Keywords
Celebrations and festivals
Locations
Cardiff
Card file number
52951
Credits:
Camera
Alec Tozer
Commentator
Lionel James Gamlin
Length of story (in feet)
120
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