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Christmas Tree by Helicopter

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1281
Date Released
21 Dec 1953
Date submitted
18 Dec 1953
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Siamese Twin - The Survivor
  2. 2New Year’s Eve Preparations
  3. 3Christmas Tree by Helicopter
  4. 4Heated Street
  5. 5Skiing Through Flames
  6. 6Australian News

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Christmas Tree By Helicopter. DESCRIPTION: The Lightship anchored off Ramsgate, is not to be forgotten at Christmas time, and Father Christmas himself paid a visit in an American helicopter, bringing a Christmas tree with him. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. MS North Goodwin Lightship. Helicopter flies out to same. Father Xmas comes down from helicopter carrying an Xmas tree. Various shots of his descent. Father Christmas actually lands in small boat anchored near by. Xmas tree taken on board lightship. Tree is then hoisted with Trinity House flag on the lightship. MS same flying.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Aviation; Horticulture; Celebrations and festivals
Locations
Ramsgate
Card file number
60240
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Samuelson
Length of story (in feet)
69
Story extras:

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