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Cardiff Welcomes Christmas

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1124A
Date Released
21 Dec 1950
Date submitted
Dec 1950
Date submitted
18 Dec 1950
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Trailer: Diphtheria 13
  2. 2Snow - Hardships and Fun
  3. 3Atlantic Pact Meeting
  4. 4Natke Celebration
  5. 5Nazi Actor Causes Riot
  6. 6Boxing Dead-Heat Causes Riot
  7. 7Christmas Time is Circus Time
  8. *Cardiff Welcomes Christmas
  9. *Preston Beat City
  10. *West Bromwich V Aston Villa

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Cardiff Welcomes Christmas (Mute). DESCRIPTION: A parade and carol singing started the Christmas season in Cardiff. SHOTLIST: KS. GV procession through streets led by band. Various shots of procession with float of 20th Century Fox film. Girls parading past camera carrying national flags. MS Father Christmas in sledge being hauled by kids. GV doves of peace let loose. Children let balloons rise into air. Cut-in mayor on rostrum. Pan of crowd singing carol & finish on Christmas tree. Blind children given presents.
Local distribution only
For Cardiff only instead of Items 2 & 3.
Keywords
Celebrations and festivals
Locations
Cardiff
Card file number
54757
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Camera
Paul Wyand
Length of story (in feet)
119
Story extras:

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