• Short Summary

    Father Christmas brings a little girl to join in the waifs and strays Christmas party.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The welcome guest at Waifs & Strays Christmas party.

    Location unknown.

    L/S of the Christmas party, there is a long table at the side of the room and children run about excitedly. They play games and sing "Oranges and Lemons" and "Here comes a chopper to chop of your head". A nun announces that tea is ready and they all cheer and run to the table. She says a prayer and they all sing Grace, then sit down and eat. M/S as Father Christmas comes in carrying a little girl, another gives her seat up at the head of the table. Various good shots as they eat. M/S as they all pull Christmas crackers knocking crockery to the floor in their eagerness!

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    903.05
    Media URN:
    13272
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:42:00 / 01:13:45:00
    Canister:
    36/102

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