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    Pathe Christmas. Location of events unknown.

    Father Christmas (British version of Santa Claus) visits disabled children's home. Shot of Father Christmas in long white beard; long robe; walking through a flock of sheep --looks like he's out of Biblical times. By bed of little boy - quick shot. Father Christmas walks down hall between children on crutches; he carries doll; some other toy. Children follow him. Shot of ladder leaning against 2nd story window. Father Christmas starts to climb; carrying doll. another shot of him walking through sheep; carrying a large bunch of some kind of plant; a few children on crutches come out to meet him; and they all walk toward camera. Standing in a row: a nurse; several little boys on crutches; and Father Christmas; they follow him when he starts to walk. Indoor scene; with Father Christmas on platform distributing gifts to the children gathered around. CU Father Christmas holding small boy. Quick flashes of various shots. Holidays; present.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:47:00 / 01:30:32:00
    ON 038 L
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    ON 038 L
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    Weinachten 1.Weltkrieg Christmas Presents
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    More footage of the same event can be seen in clip 1862.19.

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