• Short Summary

    Americans get ready for Christmas with parades in New York, Philadelphia, and Hollywood.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Father Xmas Is On His Way!"

    New York, Philadelphia, Hollywood, United States of America (USA).

    New York. SV Pan showboat tableau in Macy's Santa Claus parade. MV Giant helium-filled figure floating in air CU Kid looking up in amazement. SV Giant helium figure. SV Father Knickerbocker. (Milton Berle) waving from tableau. MV Travel shot crowd. SV Father Knickerbocker walking beside tableau. SV Illuminated cinema notice. Crowds standing on top of canopy and underneath. GV Parade. SV Legs of reindeer. Father Christmas in background. CU Children smiling. SV Santa waving from sleigh.

    Philadelphia. SV Towards train in Gimble's Philadelphia parade. LV Elevated parade. MV Santa in parade. SV Kids waving. SV Santa having key of City presented to him.

    Hollywood, California. LV Motor cyclists racing down road in Hollywood SV Marine Corps. Reserve tableau. LV Crowd. SV Tableau of first Christmas. LV Crowd. MV Towards Santa's sleigh tableau.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1427.24
    Media URN:
    46532
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:01:00 / 01:37:08:00
    Canister:
    49/97

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