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  • Short Summary

    Shoppers buy their Christmas gifts in Petticoat Lane Market. London.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Christmas shopping in Petticoat Lane Market, London.

    M/S cloth dolls on a stall. M/S the scene round a stall with salesmen holding up braces. M/S a toy stall with wooden elephants. C/U a salesman holding up a cloth doll. Various shots of a mass of people in Petticoat Lane Market. M/S people passing salesman who is holding up Christmas stockings. M/S more salesmen. C/U a salesman with toy soldiers in boxes. C/U dolls. M/S balloons.

    C/U a salesman with toy blowers demonstrates one of them. C/U an auction sale at a stall. C/U pan down from a cluster of balloons to a salesman. M/S stall full of braces. C/U a salesman blowing bubbles. C/U a small boy and girl with Santa Claus in a store. L/S elevated shot of people walking in Oxford Street taken from the roof of Selfridges. C/U a woman holding bottles of champagne in her hand. C/U a Christmas decoration set in a store showing Santa Claus and reindeer, panning to a girl looking into the window of a dress shop.

    Cataloguer's note: cuts for story 'The World as Christmas Neared (aka Austerity Britain Prepares for Christmas' in 47/99 on *PM1199*.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:32:00 / 01:41:21:00
    UN 1875 B

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