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    JERUSALEM, PALESTINE: GV Jerusalem snow scene. LV People being allowed across frontiers to meet relatives. SV People. SCU Old lady thru gate. CU Arab & Jewish service-men chat. SV Soldiers & people stand about & talk.

    Zugspitze, Germany: CU Father Xmas on skis on Zugspitze. GV Mountain. SCU Father Xmas shakes hands & gives presents to observer. CU Decorated Christmas tree. SV Father Xmas presenting gifts to Hotel staff. SV Father Xmas on skis down mountainside at speed.

    Mainz, Belgium: LV Night, Santa Claus on horseback moving thru street, Mainz. CU Small girl watches. SV People with magic lanterns etc., Angle V Father Christmas.

    Gudesburg, Germany: SCU Father Christmas visits Godesburg Kindergarten. SV Father Christmas enters & walks towards kids. STV Two children in cot. CU Baby with large eyes. SCU Father Christmas gives toy to child. CU Child takes toy, all smiles. Pan V Candles in chandelier pan to Father Christmas handshaking baby. CU Baby laughing

    Germany: LV Man walking along street, stops, & looks in window of house. SV looking thru window to children with Xmas tree. CU Small child looking at candle. CU Candle. CU Girl looks up at candle on Xmas tree.

    SV 3 Men of various services giving presents to small child seated on Mother's lap. SCU Soldier giving gift to child. CU Mother & Child. SV Soldiers & family clink glasses for toast. LV Father Christmas arrives on Dromedary & dismounts. SV Father Xmas carrying sack, moves past elephant, cage & stops at rhinoceros. CU Rhino opens mouth. SCU Father Xmas feeds Rhino. SV Elephant stealing Father Xmas's sack. CU Elephant appears to cry. CU Elephant receives present in trunk & seats. CU Monkey rolls on back & kicks legs etc., CU Father Xmas teasing monkey & making him put hands over eyes. SCU Monkey put hands over eyes, SV Father Xmas gives apple to monkey.

    U.S.A.: GOODWILL TOWARDS MEN! Everywhere:- Santa Claud goes on world tour welcomed universally. White House, Washington, D.C., U.S.A SV Little Miss Amvet enters rom, shakes hands with President Eisenhower. SCU Ike lifts little Pamela Amvet onto desk. SCU Ike holds stamps in hand & gives Pamela money for same.

    U.S.A.: GOODWILL TOWARDS MEN! Everywhere:- Santa Claus goes on world tour welcomed universally. New York, U.S.A. TV Boxes of food being packed for export abroad as presents. SV Boxes being gummed. CU Boxes with wording 'DONATED BY PEOPLE OF U.S.A.' Angle V Gifts being lifted onto ship.

    Christmas; Celebrations - Seasonal



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