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A 'White' Christmas

Heavy snowfall makes Christmas dreams come true for residents across Britain.

Non-Fiction 1927 2 mins Silent


Were they dreaming of a White Christmas when a massive snowfall swept Britain on the evening of 25 December 1927? As the snow fell, newsreel cameras scoured the country for idyllic scenes of sledging and snowball fights like thesethe ones seen here. Meanwhile, oOne stuck-fast motorist isn't quite so charmed by the arctic conditions, but it's party time for the polar bears and penguins at Regent's Park Zoo!