• Short Summary

    Children visit department stores to play with toys and see Father Xmas in New York and London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Peeps at toy land at home and abroad".

    New York City, United States of America.

    Various shots of children playing with toys in department store. Various shots of children talking to in-store Santa Claus (Father Christmas). One scruffy little boy asks for long list of presents for Christmas, including a machine gun!

    London.

    Various shots of automated "crazy town" - puppets and stuffed animals dance and move about set on model train. Crowds of children with their parents watch. Model is in department store.

    Spacing from 01:36:40 - 01:36:40. Rest of item is mute.

    Various shots of moving wooden models of Father Christmas, angels and toy soldiers. Nice C/Us of children looking in awe at models.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    843.29
    Media URN:
    12234
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:33:00 / 01:37:12:00
    Canister:
    35/99

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