• Short Summary

    People in Britain buy Christmas gifts from shops in London.

  • Description

    Austerity Britain prepares for Christmas. Shopping scenes in London.

    LS Elevated shot of Oxford Street from Selfridges roof.

    CU People looking in an off-licence window.

    CU Man smoking cigar, walks out of the off-licence carrying bottles of champagne under his arm.

    MS Children looking in a toy shop window.

    CU Woman buying mistletoe.

    CU a barrow boy with Christmas trees.

    CU the name over a Barclays Bank, panning to man coming out after withdrawing money. He buys nuts from a stall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1199.22
    Media URN:
    41482
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:56:00 / 01:28:41:00
    Canister:
    47/99

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