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  • Short Summary

    Families celebrate Christmas in newly built houses in Slovakia.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Christmas in Slovakia.

    Elevated shot war devastation in Terchova. C/U hand pointing pencil to blueprint dealing with reconstruction of the town. C/U two men studying blueprint. C/U bricklayer's hand placing bricks on mortar. Various shots bricklayers at work. Various shots bricklayers at work on half completed buildings. C/U hand hammering nail in rafter being steadied by another hand. C/U man hammering nail in rafter. Various shots workmen at work on roof. M/S's completed houses.

    M/S family seated round Christmas dinner table. C/U hands placing loaf of bread under lighted Christmas tree in thanks for a good harvest. M/S family sitting round table. M/S father at top crosses himself before saying Grace. C/U two small boys with hands clasped in prayer, lighted candle on table between them. M/S father and family cross themselves. Father sits down at table. C/U mother spreading honey on flat biscuits that the children offer her. M/S family eating their Christmas dinner. C/U small boy eating. C/U mother feeding small baby girl with spoon. C/U small boy on his lap. C/U father eating. C/U bowl of buns on table. C/U mother showing small girl the Christmas Tree. C/U candle on tree. C/U man holding small boy up to look at sparkler on tree. M/S view through window of tree. Exterior M/S view of the house almost in darkness at night.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2250.10
    Media URN:
    65003
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:48:00 / 01:22:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 2056 C

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