• Christmas Trailer

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    Enjoy this festive Christmas trailer edited by a Creative Skillset Media Archive Trainee at the LSA. It showcases the highlights of the specially-curated Christmas programme that recently toured the streets in our KinoVan, bringing a bit of on-screen snow and archival Christmas cheer to Londoners. There are scenes of Cossack Ice Skaters skating on frozen lakes in Ruislip; parties for the young and old alike; children playing in the 1960s heavy snowfall, Christmas trees, Christmas presents, and did someone mention Christmas lights? All the archive films used were sourced from LSA’s partner archives and show the range of film formats in the collection, from home movie shot on standard 8mm and 16mm film, to the 1920s 35mm Topical Budget newsreel footage of the Cossack ice skaters and children in a Sutton hospital receiving a special visit from the Christmas fairy.

    To search the LSA catalogue for more archival Christmas films, visit https://www.londonsscreenar...... Show less
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