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Watts Family Films: Christmas 1974, Epsom (1974)
Plastic frogs and toy pushchairs are all unwrapped during a frantic and satisfying Christmas for a toddler, her mother and grandfather.
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The opening shot show a Christmas tree laden with presents, before a toddler goes off to explore. The present-opening is taking place in Epsom, and the child is delighted with her spoils, including a toy pushchair, carry cot, scarf and cot. Less successful is a rubber frog that refuses to jump. Indulgent parents and grandparents occasionally lend a hand.