• Short Summary

    Santa visits children of the racing drivers & disabled Liberian children visiting London.

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    SV. Father Christmas arriving by car driven by Graham Hill at the Master Robert Motel Hounslow Middlesex. The car is driven by racing driver Graham Hill. SV. Rear angle shot, Father Christmas driving up to crowds of children. CU. Children waving. SV. Father Christmas (BBC Commentator Eric Tobitt) and children. GV. Interior, Children's party. SV. Mrs Graham Hill and daughter Samantha Hill with toy Father Christmas, & CU. CU. Little boy, Gary Brabham, son of racing driver Jack Brabham. SV. Eric Broadley (designer) tries on a comic hat. SV. Graham Hill with baby daughter Samantha. SV. Woman and child. GV. Conjuror entertaining the children. CU. Children. SV. Graham Hill with conjuror. CU. Children. SV. Graham Hill with conjuror and little girl, conjuror holds out card with Merry Christmas. GV. Father Christmas coming into the room. CU. Children. SV. Father Christmas giving out presents, & CU. CU. Children. SV. Father Christmas giving out presents, & GV.


    SV. London Airport, group of disabled Liberian children who have come to England for medical treatment posing to cameras. SCU. Children. CU. Children. SV. David Jones with children, pan down to group. CU. Variety Club mini coach. SV. The children boarding the coach, some are on crutches and some are carried. GV. As mini bus prepares to leave for Dollis Hill, London. SV. Interior of mini bus. CU. Little black boy waves. GV. As mini bus leaves. Angle shot of St. Andrews Hospital at Dollis Hill where the children are staying. SV. Interior, Jimmy Carreras coming in on crutches followed by Liberian children. CU. Balloons. SV. Jimmy Carreras talks to a little girl in chair. SV. Jimmy Carreras hands out present to boy followed by little girl.

    SV. Jimmy Carreras comparing his injured foot with that of Priscilla Borsay aged nine, who has a deformity (she is victim of polio). GV. Jimmy Carreras with children and nurses. SV. Giant teddy bear and Martha Doe who has an amputation of the left leg and Yvonne Grante aged nine who also has deformity due to polio. CU. Martha Doe with teddy bear, pan down to injured leg. CU. Yvonne Grante with teddy bear. SV. Elma Brandy playing toy piano, & CU. SV. Little boy with Dr Heath, little boy's name is Freddy Kendu. CU. Freddy Kendu. GV. Children with nurses. CU. Children. SV. Children playing with teddy bear. GV. coach outside, children are boarding it to see the lights of London. SV. Children boarding coach. SV. Children on crutches boarding coach. CU. Side of mini coach. CU. Nuns waving. SV. Nuns and coach GV. Oxford Street with Christmas lights.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:30:00 / 01:49:14:00

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