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.
SLATE CARD: Now for Xmas, Britain Casts Cares Aside
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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
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
Model dog with wagging tale next doll in shop display / Fairy on top of Christmas tree / Child wearing bonnet / Model of man dancing
TIME LAPSE SPEEDED UP SEQ Shoppers along
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.