• Short Summary

    Father Christmas flies in from Switzerland

  • Description

    Manchester, West Yorkshire

    LS. Swiss Airlines 'Dakota' Douglas DC-3 aircraft taxiing to halt. LS. Steps being pushed into position. LS. Alma Walsh alighting from plane. (2 shots). MS. Father Xmas alighting, carrying a huge overstuffed sack, shaking hands with Berena Trenka and Pia Feldmann. MS. Father Xmas with the three girls. CU. Trenka and Alma Walsh. MS. Father Xmas handing presents to crew, one of which is a bugle that the crewman plays (3 shots). CU. Father Xmas. LS. Father Xmas and the three girls walking away from the plane. CU. Sign - 'Zurich to Manchester', on plane door. (Mute Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:29:00 / 01:15:17:00
    UN 2409 E

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft seen is a Douglas DC-3, Reg. No. HB-IRI.

  2. borjeno says

    I have just seen my Mum Alma Walsh coming down the steps of the aircraft in this video. I did see stills in the 70\'s at my Grans house but finding the video footage will blow her mind. She is 85 now. Thanks PN.

  3. British Pathé says


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