New Yorker's shopping and West Berliner's prepare for Christmas in the shadow of The Wall.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Season Of Giving An Cheer Is Here Again". American voiceovered newsreel material.
New York, United States of America (USA).
VS Busy pavement scenes on New York streets just prior to Christmas. VS People looking in Gimble's (large shop) window at set Christmas piece. CU Holly wreath. GV Gaily lit front of Gimble's at night. VS Christmas illuminations around New York. MS People entering store. VS Interior of large store.
West Berlin, West Germany (FDR - Federal Republic of Germany)
MS Part of Berlin Wall, pan to Christmas tree. VS Large Christmas trees near wall. LS Checkpoint building. MS Three America soldiers painting toys which have been reconditioned for poorer children in West Berlin. GV Outside large modern store in Berlin. VS Berlin children watching toys and model trains etc. in store. CU Model of Santa Claus / Father Christmas.
(Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 15/12/1963.