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Christmas at Marlene's 1965
Oh, you really shouldn't have, but thank you - presents and party hats for everyone at a family Christmas.
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Children love Christmas more than anyone, and in this delightful short colour film, shot in Sale, Cheshire, the young Russ boys enjoy opening and playing with their presents, particularly the red toy robot. The adults have presents, too, but this is an occasion for the younger members of the family, and talented amateur filmmaker Ralph Brookes preserves this happy family occasion for posterity.