• Short Summary

    Young people in Maidstone rehearse for a modern style Nativity play.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    All Saints Church, Maidstone, Kent.

    Various shots of actors rehearsing a scene from the play in which the group dressed as teenagers and young hoodlums attack and fight with the actors portraying characters of the nativity. Ken Goddard appears occasionally as clapper boy using two pieces of wood.

    VS adult actor rehearsing.


    Various shots of young actors, all wearing their costumes, walking in a line along the road into the Churchyard and into the Church where they are taking part in the Christmas Nativity Play.

    MS vicar pinning notice on church notice board advertising the Nativity play in his church. Various good ext. GVs of the church and tombstones. The church is a typical English parish church.

    VS of actors in the play rehearsing in front of the altar. Two groups are involved one in modern clothes and one group in traditional Nativity outfits.

    CU flick knife being opened. Shots of people watching rehearsals.

    Various shots of the small statues and other decorations around the church.

    (Mute Original Negative - Sound Track on 4097.B.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 13/12/1965.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:17:00 / 01:54:52:00
    UN 4097 A

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