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  • Short Summary

    R.A.F. men are treated to a visit by Father Xmas - he distributes leave forms.

  • Description

    Folkestone, Kent.

    Intertitle: "Good Old FATHER XMAS naturally discarded his reindeer tem and came by aeroplane to hand out leave passes to the R.A.F."

    Low angled shot of a biplane, a man dressed as Father Christmas leans out of the cockpit waving. A crowd of R.A.F men rush into shot carrying a ladder, Santa uses the ladder to get down from the plane. Half way down, Santa starts to pass out pieces of paper to the men - the leave passes! M/S of Father Christmas being carried on the shoulders of the R.A.F. men towards the camera - there is much cheering and waving of hats. M/S of truck decorated in greenery driving away from the camera - lots of cheering R.A.F men sit on or run beside the truck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    224.44
    Media URN:
    22051
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:53:00 / 01:53:51:00
    Canister:
    G 732

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