XMAS TOY APPEAL, ABERDEEN: Children Handing Presents To Santa

A new take on going to see Santa Claus at Christmas - instead of receiving gifts, the children queue up eagerly to donate gifts to a toy appeal in Aberdeen. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Television news

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: XMAS TOY APPEAL, ABERDEEN: Children Handing Presents To Santa

Reference number: N0139

Date: 1979

Production company: Grampian Television

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.16 mins

Description: Report on a Christmas toy appeal, Aberdeen. We see a long queue of children in a hall, waiting for their turn to go on stage, meet Santa and hand over their Christmas gift.

Shotlist: Int. hall, gvs queue of children with parents waiting for their turn to go on stage, meet Santa and hand over their Christmas gift (4.59) m/s orchestra playing in hall (5.54) gvs que of children handing over present, as before (8.16)