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Festive Season


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
23 Dec 1935
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Reports: Bombay - The King’s Colour for Indian Navy
  2. 2Reports: London and Rome - Peace plan drama and "Ring Day"
  3. 3Reports: Prague - Benes succeeds President Masaryk
  4. 4Aviation: Dr Eckener describes his new "Zepp" for Atlantic Service
  5. 5Fashions: Described by Beryl de Querton
  6. 6Sports: Described by Capt. HBT Wakelam: All Blacks v Wales - Wales win 13-12
  7. 7Festive Season
  8. *Trailer

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Story No. within this Issue
7 / 7
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Festive Season and Parties and Presents. DESCRIPTION: Presents and parties make up cares and joys of Christmas. SHOTLIST: People looking into shop windows. Crowds walk along Oxford Street past shops. Woman and little girl leave store with toys. Street vendors on the curbs with wares. Close shot of toys on curbs. Children press noses to shop windows. Shot of childrens’ party and close shots of children wearing paper hats at the table eating. Shot of the Lord Mayor at same. Christmas trees seen through window and father dressing same. Mother and son mixing Christmas pudding. Father fixing decorations. Father with son seated on knee. Also as Father Christmas. (Father is Jack Cotter). Negative Extra Scenes - ‘Merry Christmas’ being fixed over doorway, illuminated Christmas tree. Christmas trees gathered and placed on lorry, Father Christmas on village green, Merry Christmas greetings. (For similar scenes see CARD 4138).
Entertainment and leisure; Food and cooking; Children; Domestic life; Shops and shopping; Business and commerce; Celebrations and festivals; Local government; Cameramen; Religion and belief; Newsreels
Footage sources
Card file number
Eric Dunstan
Length of story (in feet)
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