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  • Short Summary

    Father Christmas visits Great Ormond Street Hospital, and people sledge in the snow. London.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Christmas party for children at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and snow scenes. London.

    MS costumed man from Bertram Mills Circus handing child up to Father Christmas. MS pan from the 4 ponies up to Father Christmas and coach boy in old style stagecoach. The coach is outside Odhams Press building in Long Acre. Various shots the coach proceeding along the streets of London to the hospital.

    LS nurse holding child on balcony of the hospital, he waves. Exterior LS of the hospital with its balconies, pan down to street where Santa stands waving with sack on his back. CU Santa shaking hands with small boy. MS Santa with pack on back, entering the hospital. MS as he enters ward and waves. LS pan over children and nurses. MS Santa shaking hands with children. CU Santa, pan down to two small girls chatting to him. Various good shots as Santa hands out presents to children.

    Various shots woman with arms full of parcels walking through snow. LS back view people hauling sledge through snow. Various shots people on heath in snow. MS's people tobogganing down slope. MS boys pulling toboggans down slope. MS boys pulling them up hill. MS boy tobogganing. MS four children with large snowball.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2539.21
    Media URN:
    68323
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:36:00 / 01:41:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 2323 E

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