• Short Summary

    Footage of Father Christmas visiting Shrewsbury in Shropshire.

  • Description

    Father Xmas arrives early. Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

    M/S Father Christmas arriving by boat on the River Severn. M/S Crowd of kids awaiting arrival. M/S Father Christmas walking ashore and being greeted. C/U Pan, kiddies looking over rope barrier. M/S Father Christmas climbing aboard sleigh. M/S Children leading Shetland ponies which pull the sleigh. M/S Father Christmas driving through crowds, Pan down to children drawing ponies. M/S Father Christmas waving to crowd.

    M/S Children cheering. L/S Back view, band heading procession through Shrewsbury. C/U Base drum. M/S Towards, band. C/U Man with base trumpet, pan to children on pavement. L/S Towards, Father Christmas driving through crowd in Shrewsbury streets. L/S Travel shot, crowded Shrewsbury streets. L/S Father Christmas arriving at Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. C/U Sign 'Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital' C/U Father Christmas entering hospital. M/S Father Christmas entering ward walks over to nurse holding small child. C/U Father Christmas touching orange held by small boy.

    C/U Small boy and nurse, pan down to orange. M/S Father Christmas walking over to small boy in cot. C/U Boy in cot sucking thumb. M/S Angle shot, nurse holding child. M/S Father Christmas getting onto sleigh. M/S Travel shot, crowds on pavement waving. M/S Towards Father Christmas driving through crowded streets. C/U Father Christmas acknowledging cheers.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:17:00 / 01:02:40:00

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