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Christmas at East Grinstead in 1972

Christmas features twice, in this 1970s compilation. After each Christmas dinner the family opens its presents. Dad gets underpants in 1972 and six years later - a compost bin.

Amateur film 1972 11 mins Silent

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This charming Christmas compilation from 1972 and 1978 shows a family enjoying such culinary exotics as grapefruit and table wine at dinner, presents and a trip to the beach. The girls get fashionable clothes while Mum gets a kitchen utensil and a Ј20 note while Dad gets a pair of underpants, which he proudly shows off. Six years later, the girls are in their late-teens. Granny comes to visit and receives a clock while Dad gets a shirt and tie and a self-assembly compost bin.