• Short Summary

    MALACANANG PARK - THE GROUNDS OF THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES - WAS FILLED WITH GAIETY, LAUGHTER, AND MERRY-MAKING AS SOME FIFTY-THOUSAND CHILDREN AND GROWN-UPS WERE TREATED TO A SPECIAL GET-TOGETHER ON DECEMBER 19.

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    MALACANANG PARK - THE GROUNDS OF THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES - WAS FILLED WITH GAIETY, LAUGHTER, AND MERRY-MAKING AS SOME FIFTY-THOUSAND CHILDREN AND GROWN-UPS WERE TREATED TO A SPECIAL GET-TOGETHER ON DECEMBER 19.

    THIS FESTIVAL, WHICH IS AN ANNUAL AFFAIR EVERY CHRISTMAS-TIME, WAS SPONSORED BY THE FIRST LAY OF THE PHILIPPINES - MRS. EVANGELINE MACAPAGAL; AND THE CHILDREN WERE DRAWN FROM THE POOREST FAMILIES OF MANILA AND THE SUBURBS.

    MRS. MACAPAGAL, WIVES OF RANKING GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND OTHER PROMINENT LADIES RAN THE BOOTHS FORM WHICH GIFT BOXES WERE DISTRIBUTED.

    MEANWHILE, PHILIPPINES WITH A PREDOMINANTLY CATHOLIC POPULATION HAS TAKEN ON ITS SEASONAL APPEARANCE. THE PEOPLE ARE RALLYING TO JOIN THE FESTIVE SPIRIT OF THE CHRISTIAN WORLDS BIGGEST CELEBRATION OF THE YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4GLIG2C413F538JZ6CSMNEGQN
    Media URN:
    VLVA4GLIG2C413F538JZ6CSMNEGQN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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