• Short Summary

    Roundup of Christmas celebrations in London.

  • Description


    Mayor of Oslo lights up Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square, choirboys sing around the crib in St Paul's Cathedral and in Ilford, a party is held at the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals.

    GV. Trafalgar Square at night (title super over). GV. Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square. SV. Mayor of Oslo and Mayor of Westminster arriving on dais. GV. Fountains playing. SCU. Mayor of Oslo presses switch to light a Christmas tree. GV. Christmas tree, it lights up on cut. SCU. Two Mayors watching. SV. Pan up the tree. CU. Little girl looking skywards. GV. Carol singers. GV. Tree and fountains. CU. Star on top of the tree.

    GV. At night, illuminated dome of St. Paul's (natural sound, St. Paul's choir singing). SV. SBV. Choirboys singing "Once in Royal David's City". SV. Crib. CU. Virgin Mary and child. SCU. Angel. CU. The Three Wise Men. GTV. Choirboys singing. CU. Choirboy singing, pan to next boy. SV. Choirboys singing.

    Ilford, SV. Carol singers - girls and boys in front of ambulance of the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals. GV. Long table with animals eating, man cutting large Christmas cake. CU. Little girl with pony who is tucking in. CU. Kid eating from bowl from table. SV. Little pony eating. CU. Father Christmas cutting cake. CU. Little dog watching. GV. Animals feeding.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Trafalgar Sq. - Title J.) (Ilford - Lav. Orig.H.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:20:00 / 01:29:26:00

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