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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers chop trees for firewood, and injured servicemen decorate tree in hospital.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Somewhere in England.

    M/S soldiers sat around fire outdoors warming their hands. Various shots as they chop trees down in wood. M/S as they carry one along. M/S's two men sawing up the trunk into small pieces for firewood, and chopping with axe. Various shots men chopping down Christmas tree and carrying it along. Various good shots as injured servicemen decorate the Christmas tree in hospital, and make paper chains etc. M/S as St. Nicholas arrives in jeep and shakes hands with children. M/S children gathered. M/S soldiers gathered around St. Nicholas as he walks along. Various shots as they pile the jeep up with sacks of presents. M/S children waving. M/S as soldiers carry children beside jeep as it drives along.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1946.21
    Media URN:
    61551
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:37:00 / 01:50:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 985 D

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