Material relating to newsreel story "Record Xmas" - 59/103.
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Record Xmas" 59/103.
Various shots of people and stall holders in Berwick Market, Soho, London. L/S heavy traffic in Oxford Street at Christmas time with shops illuminated with Christmas lights. Various shots traffic around Piccadilly Circus. G/V traffic in Regent Street at Christmas time with the illuminations up. Various shots of traffic jam, car driver sounds his horn as policeman sorts traffic out. Various shots of traffic jam in Oxford Street at Christmas time. L/S traffic going round Hyde Park corner L/S traffic jam in Oxford Street. G/V traffic flowing in Regent Street. G/V Piccadilly Circus deserted early in the morning. G/V Regent Street deserted. G/V road through Hyde Park deserted. G/V Regent Street deserted. G/V deserted park in London. G/V Regent Street deserted. G/V Hyde Park Corner deserted. G/V Piccadilly deserted. Various shots of empty car parking areas on London streets. Various shots of full car parking areas on London streets. Various shots of late night Christmas shopping crowds in Regent Street and Oxford Street, Christmas lights illuminate scene.
Spacing. Refugee Story: various shots at Cardiff airport, Wales, of an aircraft being loaded with presents for refugees at Schulenberg Camp in Germany. Various shots of aircraft in flight en route to Hanover, including shots of pilot and flight deck. Various shots at Hanover Airport of Mrs. Eileen Thorpe leaving the aircraft. Various shots of the presents being unloaded. Various shots of Schulenberg Camp and of the people who live there. Various shots of presents being handed to children and fruit and gifts being thrown to adults. Various shots of the inhabitants walking back to their dwellings with their presents. Various shots interior of refugee hut: husband and wife place the food they have received on the table, and shots of their children. Various shots people receiving presents from back of truck. Camp looks bleak and ramshackle, refugees seem happy to receive gifts.