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A White Christmas

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1439
Date Released
31 Dec 1956
Date submitted
26 Dec 1956
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1South Africa - 1st Test
  2. 2Mass Treason Trials
  3. 3A White Christmas
  4. 4A Doctor at Sea
  5. 5Moonstruck
  6. 6Withdrawal Completed
  7. 7British Movietone Joins with the Management of This Theatre in Wishing All Its Patrons a Happy and Prosperous New Year

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 7
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: A White Christmas. DESCRIPTION: Those who insist of dreaming of a White Christmas (even down South in London) had their wish. The snow was enough to make a visit to Hampstead Heath worth while. There was snow in Cyprus, too but Christmas Day for men of the Second Parachute Regiment included special patrol duty in the Troodos Mountains. SHOTLIST: Tobogganing on Hampstead Heath. Various shots of kids on sleds coming down slopes. Cars with snow on roof and windscreen. Woman collects milk from doorstep and shakes snow off it. Patrol in Troodos Mountains. Troops sliding down hillside looking for terrorists. Corporal directing troops for search.
Keywords
Military
Locations
London; Hampstead Heath; Cyprus
Card file number
69258A
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
Ken Taylor
Camera
Len Waldorf
Length of story (in feet)
78
Story extras:

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