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  • Short Summary

    Father Christmas brings gifts to the sailors onboard ship at Portland in Dorset.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Father Christmas - Come aboard sir! Trust "Jolly Jack" to see that Xmas is Xmas ashore or afloat. Portland, Dorset.

    L/S of ships in the harbour. L/S of the crew waving, Neptune stands at the front. They all welcome Father Christmas who is sailing over on a small boat. Neptune greets him and they go on board handing over sprigs of Holly and Christmas trees. L/S as they make their way up to the deck with the branches. M/S as Father Christmas and Neptune are carried along by the sailors. Officers salute as they come on board, they all shake hands. M/S of Father Christmas and Neptune together. M/S of sailors putting up holly and mistletoe. M/S of it strung along the masts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    780.22
    Media URN:
    35663
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:39:00 / 01:30:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1566

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