• Short Summary

    CHRISTMAS COMES TO WEST GERMANY -- AND ONCE AGAIN, FOLLOWING A LONG TRADITION, THE FAMOUS MARKET FAIR HAS OPENED IN NUREMBERG.

  • Description

    1.
    LV XMAS MARKET PAN DOWN TO STALL
    0.05

    2.
    LV THE CHRIST CHILD AND CHOIR ON CHURCH BALCONY, ZOOM IN (2 SHOTS)
    0.16

    3.
    MV CHILDREN LISTEN
    0.19

    4.
    CU DITTO (TWO SHOTS)
    0.24

    5.
    LV THE CHRIST CHILD AND CHOIR
    0.29

    6.
    MV MAN SELLING XMAS LOAVES
    0.36

    7.
    CU CAKE FIGURES (3 SHOTS)
    0.40

    8.
    MV CHILDREN LOOK AT STALL
    0.44

    9.
    CU DITTO
    0.50

    10.
    VCU CHILDREN'S TOYS
    0.53

    11.
    VCU MAN WITH CHILD
    0.56

    12.
    MV GROUP ROUND XMAS TREE
    1.00

    13.
    MV GROUP IN MARKET
    1.02

    14.
    CU TOYS ON STALL
    1.04

    15.
    MV WOMAN AND CHILD AT STALL
    1.06

    16.
    CU CHRISTMAS CRIB
    1.10



    Initials IT/S/BHH/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CHRISTMAS COMES TO WEST GERMANY -- AND ONCE AGAIN, FOLLOWING A LONG TRADITION, THE FAMOUS MARKET FAIR HAS OPENED IN NUREMBERG. AT THE OPENING CEREMONY, ALL EYES TURNED TO THE OLD CHURCH BALCONY WHERE, AMIDST A CHOIR, THE "CHRIST CHILD" SPOKE IN VERSE TO START OFF THE FAIR. THEN, WITH CHURCH BELLS RINGING AND THE ORGAN SOUNDING OUT, EVERYONE JOINED IN SINGING CAROLS.

    FOR ELEVEN HOURS EACH WEEKDAY, TILL 8 O'CLOCK AT NIGHT, AND FOR OVER EIGHT HOURS ON SUNDAY, THE MARKET WILL BE BUSY UNTIL CHRISTMAS EVE. AND FAVOURITE AMONG THE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE THRONGING THE MANY STALLS ARE THE SPECIAL CAKES MADE FOR THIS TIME: THE "ZWETSCHGENMANNLE", OF DRIED PLUMS AND SHAPED LIKE MEN, AND POPULAR HONEY CAKES. THEIR SMELL DRIFTS OVER THE MARKET PLACE MINGLED WITH THAT OF THE CITY'S FAMOUS FRIED SAUSAGES.

    TWICE EACH DAY, LOCAL CHOIRS HOLD CAROL SERVICES, AND LATER IN THE MONTH HUNDREDS OF SCHOOLCHILDREN WILL STAGE A BIG PROCESSION WITH HOME-MADE COLOURED LANTERNS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2XPTA31SJK3QWYI3UHTX5N8AH
    Media URN:
    VLVA2XPTA31SJK3QWYI3UHTX5N8AH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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