• Short Summary

    Colour item showing Christmas lights in Montreal, Dublin, London, Brussels and New York.

  • Description

    No title - Christmas lights in Canada, Dublin, London, Brussels and New York. Pathe aims to film the Christmas lights of London, Brussels and New York all in the same night.

    Technicolor.

    Montreal, Canada. C/U red light bulb. M/S lights in trees, pan to model castle which is lit up in Montreal zoo. M/S pan to other parts of the zoo which are decorated in Christmas style. Various shots of the lights, pan across treasure chest and parcels. M/S people watching. M/S house made out of candy, candy stick, pumpkin and Humpty Dumpty. M/S pumpkin and Humpty Dumpty. M/S nativity scene depicted with models of children of different nationalities. C/U's models, pan to doll in manger.

    Dublin, Eire (Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland). Various shots Dublin lit up with Christmas lights, pan up big Christmas tree. M/S lights and people in O'Connell Street. Various shots Piccadilly Circus, London, lit up with neon adverts. Various shots shops and lights in Carnaby Street. C/U red lamp, C/U yellow lamp. L/S lights on Regent Street. M/S looking in shop window. C/U pan up decorations on silver tree. M/S shoppers looking in shop windows. C/U's dummies in window. M/S water coming out of fountains in Trafalgar Square, M/S fountains and large Christmas tree sent from Norway. M/S carol singers with hands linked walking around the tree. M/S children watching. Various shots lights on the tree. M/S Pathe News camera car, cameraman unclips the magazine and hands it to despatch rider. C/U magazine being handed to rider. M/S as rider speeds away.

    M/S ground crew man directing plane in. M/S plane. M/S as man runs down steps of plane in Belgium with magazine. M/S neon lights advertising cabarets etc. in Brussels. M/S more lights along street. M/S shop window full of slippers and shoes. M/S lantern decorated with tinsel. M/S shop window with skis, books etc., and another with luggage and make-up in it. C/U baubles and tinsel. M/S street scenes. M/S as Boeing pilot receives the magazine through window of plane. M/S plane, pan along it. M/S lights in New York. M/S neon lights. C/U carousel going round in window. M/S lights in front of skyscrapers and decorated trees. C/U large tree and decorations. M/S lights. L/S huge tree. Various shots lights in New York.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2051.10
    Media URN:
    56592
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:03:00 / 01:14:55:00
    Canister:
    67/102

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