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Christmas Tree

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2377
Date Released
23 Dec 1974
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Prince Charles Helicopter Fly Past
  2. 2Xmas Pageant
  3. 3Xmas Bunnies
  4. 4Christmas in India
  5. 5Christmas Lights
  6. 6Christmas Grotto
  7. 7Christmas Tree

Story

Story No. within this Issue
7 / 7
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Xmas Tree in Trafalgar Square. DESCRIPTION: The Norwegian Ambassador and the Mayor of Westminster light the traditional tree, a gift from the people of Norway, representing the Spirit of Christmas. SHOTLIST: GV the tree (unlit). SV crowd behind barriers. SV Mayor of Westminster & Norwegian Ambassador. FV ditto (in front of tree on stand). SV spectators. FV Norwegian Ambassador about to turn on lights, he does, pan up tree. SV Norwegian Ambassador. SV choir walking round tree singing. SV ditto pan up to tree. SV singers. GV tree. GV singers, AS tree. FV Norwegian dressed people clapping, they spin bow and nod. GV tree.
Keywords
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Music and dance; Foreign relations; Horticulture; Celebrations and festivals; Ceremonies; Forestry; Local government
Locations
London; Trafalgar Square
Card file number
74/364
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
92
Story extras:

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