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  • Short Summary

    Crowds Christmas shopping at Selfridges - cuts from story in 48/99.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Christmas shopping at Selfridges, Oxford Street, London.

    Various shots crowds surrounding counter in department store. Sign on counter reads: "Gamages Toy Bizaar". Various shots kids talking to man dressed as Father Xmas. More shots crowds in toy store, good shots money being exchanged. Various C/Us balloon sculptor at work, kids watch. Various C/Us Charlie Chaplin dancing doll being demonstrated, kids watch - some good C/Us. Various shots man demonstrating novelty headband with punch ball attached to it by elastic. Various shots boy trying out same thing. Panning shot long queue on pavement outside store, mainly children with parents.

    Item is cuts from Gazette issue 48/99. Date given on old record is 09/12/1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2246.21
    Media URN:
    64970
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:05:00 / 01:55:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 2051 A

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