• Short Summary

    Montage of various preparations for Christmas / Post Office workers sorting parcels / Christmas shoppers and children looking at toys in department store / A chimpanzee tea party / Father Christmas.

  • Description

    SLATE CARD: Now for Xmas, Britain Casts Cares Aside

    ENGLAND: London:
    INT
    * * Music overlay SOT * *
    News notice 'Slate club secretary missing' / Hands preparing turkey / Hands using wooden spoon to stir Christmas cake mixture in large bowl / Woman's hands making mince pies / Bottles of alcohol placed on shelf / Man hammering nail into Christmas decorations as hits his hand / Little girl posting letter to Father Christmas (Santa) / Hands opening Christmas Club savings book as counts out money / Pile of money pushed across counter as picked up by another / Hands attempting to open post office money box / Various of Post Office workers sorting huge pile of parcels

    EXT
    Traffic along next department store / Christmas decoration on side of store with slogan "the store of a million gifts" / Little girl wearing beret held up to see inside shop window

    INT
    Model dog with wagging tale next doll in shop display / Fairy on top of Christmas tree / Child wearing bonnet / Model of man dancing

    EXT
    TIME LAPSE SPEEDED UP SEQ Shoppers along

    INT
    Shoppers browsing goods in toy department / Little girl winding handle on music box / Little girl shrieking with laughter at doll (not heard) / Three chimpanzees having a tea party at a table / "Waiter" pouring beer for monkeys / Close up of chimpanzee scratching his nose / "Waiter" pouring beer from bottle directly into chimpanzee's mouth / Chimpanzee balancing beer bottle on his head / Man dressed in Father Christmas (Santa Claus) costume as wishes everyone a merry Christmas SOT
    Background: Montage of various preparations for Christmas / Post Office workers sorting parcels / Christmas shoppers and children looking at toys in department store / A chimpanzee tea party / Father Christmas.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9U2KVJKVWOSKR4CAQSX4ESQS7
    Media URN:
    VLVA9U2KVJKVWOSKR4CAQSX4ESQS7
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1936
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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