• Short Summary

    Animated item of Father Christmas and St. Peter encouraging people to post early for Xmas.

  • Description

    Christmas is coming - Post Early - Trailer.

    Animated Father Christmas rocking back and two on chair. He informs an angel that he is not going to deliver any presents this year because people never post early. The concerned angels visit St Peter about Father Christmas's enforced strike. St. Peter informs the angels that there is no need to worry. He holds out a poster which informs the public to post parcels by the 19th December and letters and cards by the 20th December. The angels swiftly return to Santa and show him the poster. Santa quickly changes his mind about the strike, and is helped with putting his boots on. Shot of reindeers pulling Santa's slay across the sky.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1504.01
    Media URN:
    48993
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:05:00 / 01:01:03:00
    Canister:
    50/96

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