• Short Summary

    People in Britain buy Christmas gifts from Petticoat Lane Market.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The World As Christmas Neared". Austerity Britain prepares for Christmas. Shopping scenes in London.

    LS Elevated and ground shots of Petticoat Lane market.

    CU a woman buying balloons from a street hawker.

    CU Salesmen holding up boxes of crackers to attract shoppers.

    MS a stall holder auctioning ornaments.

    CU a man manufacturing bubbles.

    MS a stall holder auctioning ornaments.

    MS Dolls on a stall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1199.18
    Media URN:
    41478
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:58:00 / 01:22:33:00
    Canister:
    47/99

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