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  • Short Summary

    Crowds of people turn out for Carnival procession in Toronto, Canada.

  • Description

    Carnival procession, Toronto, Canada.

    Full titles read: "FATHER XMAS - from the North Pole en route here. Thousands young and old, greet FATHER XMAS in monster parade."

    L/S of bagpipers playing marching past in the procession, large crowds line either side of the street. High angle shot of horse drawn float moving past with large model crocodile on it. This is followed by a small train, various other floats and numerous people in fancy dress costumes.

    Good M/S of Father Christmas (Santa Claus, St. Nicholas) with huge white beard, he appears to riding on the back of float shaped like a large fish !

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    812.06
    Media URN:
    18734
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:01:00 / 01:08:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1665

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