Xmas Time's Good Time Aka Christmas Time's… 1961

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    Full title reads: "Xmas Time's Good Time - Technicolor".

    London.

    VS of Regent Street with Christmas lights. VS of people shopping and looking at toys, especially dolls and Teddy Bears. VS Oxford Street. SV children gazing at toys through the window. CU Two children with noses pressed against window. SV boy trying out bike. SV Children watching toys working on counter. CU Girl watching. SV The children watching another toy on the counter. CU Small boy. CU Another boy . LV Boys watching a magician with a ball under a cloth rising of its own accord. SV magic ball comes over the top of the cloth. CU A man watching. He turns and faces camera and shows he has an arrow through his head. SV Two boys watching as the ball under the cloth sways to and fro between them. LV Small boy standing among toys. CU The boy looking around at the toys.

    VS of women looking at toys. Shots of man heavily laden with packages walking along Oxford Street. He drops everything. Various shots of woman showing off dress designed to look like a Cracker. CU Notice on back - Not To Be Pulled Until Xmas. VS of Variety Club event at the Savoy hotel. Presents are put on Christmas Tree. Various stars appear including Arthur Haynes, Kenneth More, David Kossoff, Freddie Mills, Carole Lesley, Gary Miller, Charlie Drake, Jannette Scott.

    GV ward of St Mary's Hospital, Plaistow. SV Small girl lying in bed. SV Small boy in bed kisses Father Xmas. SV Santa giving a gun to a boy in bed. CU The boy smiling. SV As the boy fires the gun at the nurse. CU The nurse laughing. SV Father Xmas giving a small girl a doll. CU The girl takes the doll and kisses it, puts it in bed beside her and lays down. GV Children watching a Punch and Judy show at the A.B. Pathe Children's Party. VS Children shouting and cheering. GV of Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square. VS of people in Norwegian costume singing carols round tree. The Choir sing 'Silent Night' in Norwegian.
    End title wishes patrons of the cinema 'The Compliments of The Season".

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54082
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1744.20
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:06:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:30:00 / 01:41:52:00
    Canister:
    61/102
    Sort Number:
    61/102
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