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  • Short Summary

    A young boy dreams of Christmas. He wakes to watch Santa Claus parade through Amsterdam.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material -

    Amsterdam, Holland / The Netherlands.

    Various shots of Dutch little boy climbing into bed and mother tucking him in, and kissing him goodnight, then turning off electric light. CU Boy sleeping with pictures of puppet and monkey superimposed over him to give the effect of a dream. More shots show little boy being led from bed by man dressed as Father Christmas' helper 'Black Peter'. MS of them entering store and walking over to toy counter. CU Humming top being spun. Various shots of them winding and looking at mechanical toy. CU Little boy in toy motorcar, watching mechanical toys moving, boy climbs out of car. CU Little boy looking at mechanical toys. CU Mechanical monkey band. CU Little boy on rocking horse.

    MS Santa Claus climbing onto his horse for parade through Amsterdam, crowd in background. CU Brass band. LS Santa Claus riding through streets, of Amsterdam. MS Crowd waving. LS Santa on horseback. CUs of children receiving gifts from one of the 'Black Peters'. High angle shot of Santa riding on horseback, 'Black Peters'. walking at his side through streets. MS Santa stopping to be handed a drink of the famous 'Bishop's wine'. CU Little child. LS Santa on horseback, waving to crowd. CU of crowd, pan to Santa Claus on horseback.

    (Mute F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:16:00 / 01:47:11:00
    UN 3286 E

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