• Short Summary

    Various Christmas parades from around the United States of America.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    United States of America (USA). American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Long shot of Christmas procession on decorated floats passing through the crowded streets of Hollywood (Los Angeles) - night shot, illuminated streets and floats. People in crowd watching parade. Bob Hope in sleigh drawn by reindeer. Close up shot of the children.

    Philadelphia.

    Floats in Christmas parade moving slowly through the crowded streets. Santa Claus climbing up ladder. Father Christmas waving from ladder. High angle long shot of crowd. Low angle long shot of Santa on fire escape ladder. Close up shot of a man holding child and pointing.

    New York.

    Long shot of Macey's parade with inflated figures - procession parading through crowded streets. Crowd watching parade. Close up shot of inflated figure - Humpty Dumpty. General view of Time Square with large Christmas floats in procession. Close up shot of two little girls in crowd. Close up shot, pan, Santa on sleigh.

    Possibly connected with 48/98 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1524.12
    Media URN:
    59829
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:48:00 / 01:12:32:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 044 H

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