• 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.


    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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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:03:00 / 01:14:55:00

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