Set up in 1977, the North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.
This film is part of Free
Christmas 1964 and 1965
Christmas with a budgie and a Dalek keeps three generations of the family happy.
From the collection of:
The stealthy arrival of Father Christmas opens this entertaining film showing two Christmases for three generations of one family in Sale in Cheshire. From the fun of opening presents to the rituals of turkey, paper hats and setting fire to the pudding, these are traditional happy events, though the star of the show is probably a new invention - the Dalek toy trundling around the kitchen floor.