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    Christmas Cards, London.

    C/U Christmas card. (2 shots). C/U Woman's hands holding Christmas card on which is written "from our dog", she opens it and inside it reads "to your dog". C/U Card reading "three little wishes just for you". Card opens showing three kittens in stockings, on each is written "For joy and cheer and gladness too". C/U Card, reading "First class mail, merry Xmas". Card opens showing reindeer. On card is written "The wishes I'm sending by first class mail, you can read in two shakes of a reindeer's tail". On the tail is written "Merry Xmas, Happy New Year".

    L/S People walking around looking at Xmas Cards. C/U Xmas Card with pearl necklace hanging on it. M/S Woman picking up Xmas card with necklace and looking at it, and showing it to a man. C/U Man and woman talking about Xmas card. MS. People looking at Xmas cards and writing on pads. C/U Man writing. M/S People looking at cards. C/U Xmas card woman is holding. She opens it, pulls out long piece of paper which reads "Merry Xmas". M/S Woman folding paper back into card.

    C/U Xmas card with diamond brooch attached to it. M/S Woman looking at brooch card. C/U Xmas card with pen and pencil attached to it. M/S Man and woman, woman is writing on Xmas card. C/U Woman writing on gold leaf,attached to card. C/U Card with woman's signature on it in gold. M/S Woman picking up card and looking at it. C/U Card, woman is looking at it, showing diamond brooch on it. She puts card back and then writes on her pad. M/S Another woman looking at card. C/U Card showing necklace. L/S Hall with people looking at cards. C/U Card.

    Cataloguer's note: Film contains footage of designer designer Viviane Blane.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:24:00 / 01:37:06:00
    NP 494
    Sort Number:
    NP 494
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    CHRISTMAS Toys Christmas 1950s Christmas Cards
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Film contains footage of designer designer Viviane Blane" - actually it's the actress, Vivian Blaine.

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