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    AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND: GOOD SCENES:
    CU Children wave. SV St. Nicholas ashore. CU St. Nicholas. Angle V. St. Nicholas
    onto horse. CU 2 little girls wave. GTV St. Nicholas and retinue riding down
    Amsterdam Street. SCU Crowd on sidewalk. SV Pan to BV St. Nicholas past. CU
    Little boy. GV St. Nicholas and retinue.



    (REUTERS)



    ENGLAND:
    ONLY A FEW SHOPPING DAYS TILL XMAS. Cargoes of Christmas food are unloaded at
    London Docks. Street markets do brisk pre-Christmas trade. Big stores have best
    display since war. Poultney St, England GTV Poultney Street. CU Sign on...



    ENGLAND: ONLY A FEW SHOPPING DAYS TILL XMAS. Cargoes of Christmas food
    are unloaded at London Docks. Street markets do brisk pre-Christmas trade. Big
    stores have best display since war. Petticoat Lanes, England GTV Pan Petticoat
    Lane. SV People and crackers at stall. SV Crowd around stall. CU Type selling
    toy tortoises. CU Woman buys tortoise. Angle V. 2 spies flogging Xmas tree. CU
    Spiv flogging Xmas tree. 80ft



    ENGLAND: ONLY A FEW
    SHOPPING DAYS TILL XMAS. Cargoes of Christmas food are unloaded at London Docks.
    Street markets do brisk pre-Christmas trade. Big stores have best display since
    war. VICTORIA DOCK, ENGLAND GTV Sheep carcases down to dockside on lift. SV
    Sheep carcases drop onto trolley - man drives front trolley away. Angle View
    Argentine chickens in crates onto dock. CU Crates, they move away from camera.



    GOOD SCENES.



    CU Stern of
    Royal Mail Liner 'HIGHLAND BRIGADE.' TV Men handling sheep carcases in crane
    sling. TV Carcases in sling from hold of ship to dockside. Closer Shot. Ditto.
    GV Cases of Argentine chicken from ship down to dock, pan over to trolley of
    sheep carcases and trolley away.



    ENGLAND: ONLY A FEW
    SHOPPING DAYS TILL XMAS. Cargoes of Christmas food are unloaded at London Docks.
    Street markets do brisk pre-Christmas trade. Big stores have best display since
    war. Selfridges, Oxford Street, England LV Selfridges. Angle V. Pan Father
    Xmas and sleigh etc., on Selfridges. SV Women and children looking at window
    display. CU Little girl pan to dolls in window. FCU Little girl. CU Dolls in
    window. SCU Teddy bears on turn-table in window.



    FARMER.



    G. int. V. Selfridges Toy Dept. SV Kids
    watching mimic railway. CU Ditto. SCU Children playing with mechanical toys. CU
    Policeman's hat onto little boy. Angle V. "Indian" to "Cowboy" models. CU Little
    girl wearing cowboy hat aims six-shooter at camera. SV Father Xmas with little
    girl, pan towards kids. CU Father Xmas with little girl stroking beard.



    ENGLAND: ONLY A FEW SHOPPING DAYS TILL XMAS. Cargoes of
    Christmas food are unloaded at London Docks. Street markets do brisk
    pre-Christmas trade. Big stores have best display since war. B.P.N., Acton,
    England STV Spiv (Arthur Farmer) printing GBP1 notes. CU Taking notes, putting
    on pile. CU Spiv, (Arthur Farmer.) DUDLEY.



    SCU Chef
    looks up as Partington enters.



    SOUND EFFECTS. Chef
    says. "Good morning, Sir, what can I do for you?"



    Partington replies. "I'm the Workhouse Master and I've come to check up on the
    puddings..."



    CHEF THROWS PUDDING AT PARTINGTON!!!!!!



    ENGLAND: ONLY A FEW SHOPPING DAYS TILL XMAS. Cargoes
    of Christmas food are unloaded at London Docks. Street markets do brisk
    pre-Christmas trade. Big stores have best display since war. Cadby Hall.,
    England GV Making snowman merangues at Lyons. CU Chef. CU Putting hats on
    snowmen. SV Snowmen on conveyor belt towards. Travel shot: Pan ditto. SV
    Conveyor belt of Xmas puddings. CU Ditto.



    Food, Drink
    and Cooking; Ships and Boats; Celebrations - Seasonal; Shops and Shopping; Great
    Britain




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    Film ID:
    VLVACTP1NMS9N3230CVZYN5X6KURY
    Media URN:
    VLVACTP1NMS9N3230CVZYN5X6KURY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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