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  • Short Summary

    Santa Claus comes to an air base. Crews and staff help repair toys and dolls for needy children.

  • Description

    Unused / Unissued material -

    USAF Air Force Base Alconbury, Cambridgeshire.

    VS Santa Claus with toys in sack climbing in and out of jet plane of the American Air Force. Father Christmas walks into toy repair shop. Airmen inside the repairs shop at work mending broken toys and painting them before they are sent to needy children. Lots of signs outside such as 'Reindeer Parking On Roof Only' and 'Unauthorized Gnomes Keep Out'. Women work repairing and re-dressing dolls.

    (Colour Neg) Old record suggests material dates from around 27/11/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3153.06
    Media URN:
    88680
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:08:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:47:00 / 01:27:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 3854 A

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