• Short Summary

    Father Christmas and carol singers in a Christmas parade through Ashford in Kent.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - locations and dates unknown or unclear.

    Titles read: 'ASHFORD - SANTA CLAUS HELPS THE POOR'.

    Ashford, Kent - December 1953.

    Various shots of Christmas carnival passing through the streets of Ashford at night. Father Christmas on a float is the main attraction. Also men wearing large carnival heads and clown costumes, collecting money.

    Sound cuts in at 01:06:15. We hear and see carol singers singing 'Once in Royal David's City. General view of crowded street at night.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2787.05
    Media URN:
    81866
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:44:00 / 01:06:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 2578 C / D

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