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Title: CHRISTMAS 1944

Reference number: 1462

Date: 1944

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.26 mins

Description: A cinema trailer for the Playhouse Elgin thanking patrons and wishing them a happy and victorious New Year.

Shotlist: No credits. "V" superimposed against clouds (0.18); Exterior of church with "New Year 1944" superimposed (0.24); The management of this theatre thanks you for your patronage during the past twelve months. They also take this opportunity of wishing you all a happy and victorious New Year. Captions superimposed over countryside shots and people shaking hands (1.26)