• Short Summary

    Light-hearted item showing mixing of large bowls of Christmas pudding for soldiers.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Royal Artillery. Stirring Xmas puddings at Woolwich".

    London.

    M/S of group of army cooks stirring large bowls of Christmas pudding mix. The chefs pour bottle of beer into the mix, making comments like "what a waste" and "this'll make it taste good". A young army cadet and older sergeant enter. The cadets asks the sergeant chef if he can stir the pudding. The sergeant replies "yes, but don't lick the spoon". Both soldier and cadet stir and taste the mix. When asked if he liked it, cadet replies "just like mother makes". They all laugh. The cooks spoon the mix into pudding basins.

    M/S of procession of chefs and soldiers carrying pudding basins into barracks. They sings a song ("For we are together").

    Note: natural sound, no commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    847.02
    Media URN:
    12097
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:51:00 / 01:02:16:00
    Canister:
    35/98

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