• Short Summary

    Pathe take a look at the build up to Christmas.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Xmas Pie".

    LV Father Christmas Land for super title. SV Pan Reindeer. CU Santa Claus / Father Christmas on sleigh. CU Travel stop Father Xmas. Oxford Street, London. VS Decorations on shops. CU Walking shot into crowded Oxford Street. VS Children gazing longingly into windows. VS Children look at toys. CU Mechanical school teacher. SV Mechanical school. SV Girl prodding boy with broom. Voghera, Italy - VS Children looking at doll exhibition. Hammersmith, London - CU Pile of five pound notes and other bank notes. SV Clerks preparing for share-out. CU Pound notes being placed on cards. CU Package containing 5,000 £1 notes. CU opened packages showing notes. CU Policeman. SV People receiving payments from counter. CUs people counting money. CU turkeys hanging in shop. VS Bottles in wine shop window. CU Man carrying bottles. GV Petticoat Lane market. SV Balloon stall. SV Front view, balloon stall, man stretching balloons. Woodford, Essex - SV Clowns from Billy Smart's Circus on way to Dr. Barnardo's Home on old crock. VS Clowns (including Coco) playing with children in home. Devonport, Plymouth - CU Christmas Pudding being stirred on HMS Drake. CU Naval Officer puts pennies in pudding. CU Beer pouring into mixture pan up to naval rating drinking beer. SV Naval pantomime revealing Royal Harem Dancing Girls. VS of Wrens dancing and Sailors watch. Frankfurt, Germany - CU Decorated kitchen pan down to woman stirring mixture. SV Kathrin the Chimpanzee entering kitchen and opening cupboard. CU Cat entering kitchen. VS Cat and Chimp argue. CU Chimp eating jam. VS The chimp is caught by his owner and carried to bathroom, to be washed and dried. CU Cat washing itself. SV Exterior - lighted window pan to small carol singers carrying lanterns. VS Carol singers. CU Interior - chimp picking up cat. SV Chimp holding cat clambering onto sink. CU clambering onto sink. CU Chimp's hand turning on tap. SV Chimp washing cat. SV Exterior - carol singers. CU. Interior - electric bell ringing. Savoy Hotel:, London - SV Band playing at "Picturegoer" party. MV. Stars dancing to polka. SV Lizbeth Scott and Paul Henreid watching and drinking. CU Stars dancing polka. Sandra Dorne up to Dinah Sheridan to end of scene. CU Angle shot, Richard Todd pointing. CU Accordion. CU Wally Goodman calling square dance. CU Stars doing square dance - promenade. CU Goodman calling. SV Male stars dancing. CU Joan Dowling joining in. SV Dancers honouring partners. Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray in foreground. VS Choir boys sing 'Good King Wenceslas' in village. SV Woman wishing boys a Merry Christmas. SV Boys replying. LV Church. MV Back view choir boys walking away. CU 'Merry Christmas' in frost on decorated window. (Orig.Neg.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1485.13
    Media URN:
    48482
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:39:00 / 01:24:49:00
    Canister:
    51/102

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