Xmas Cards 1952

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Christmas card competition a the Waldorf Hotel in London.

    M/S and L/S Room full of people (2 shots). C/U Man and woman looking at sample cards. C/U Woman. C/U Cards on table. C/U Card 'From our dog to your dog'. C/U Cards and hand marking types. L/S Crowded room. M/S Two women looking at cards. C/U card 'Greeting from the four of us'. C/U Types looking at cards. C/U Novelty cards.

    M/S Types inspecting cards. C/U Group of men looking at cards. C/U Novelty Christmas card. M/S Group round table looking at cards. C/U Xmas card being opened showing bell working. M/S Type handing round cards. C/U Woman looking at card. C/U Cards all with bells on. M/S Woman turning handle of musical box card. C/U turning handle of Xmas card which plays 'Jingle Bells'.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:00:00 / 01:52:26:00
    NP 395
    Sort Number:
    NP 395
  • Appears in...

    Entertainment & Humour
    CHRISTMAS Christmas Scenes Tower Pathe Christmas Collection
  • Stills

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • "Man and woman looking at sample cards" - the woman is British film star Diane Hart.

    jamied 22nd Mar 2013

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
24 January 2015 marks 50 years since the death of British Prime Minister and international statesman, Sir Winston Churchill. British Pathé’s cameras followed Churchill throughout his career.
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.

Related Videos

Christmas In Tobruk

Christmas In Tobruk

British troops and Pathe cameraman spending Christmas in Tobruk.

Post Early Trailer

Post Early Trailer

A trailer encourages the British public to post early for Christmas.

Britons Plan Bright Xmas For USA

Britons Plan Bright Xmas For USA

Christmas card factory in London sells cards to the American market.

"Xmas" In August

Christmas cards are being printed for export in large numbers in the Summer.

Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards

Christmas Card fashion parade being held in Soho, London.

Making Xmas Cards

Making Xmas Cards

Making of the Christmas cards in Northampton.

Post Early For Christmas

Post Early For Christmas

A series of cartoon drawings warning viewers on the dangers of not posting their gifts in time for Christmas

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.