Rare archive film of Santa Claus

Santa Claus
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Early film footage of Santa Claus is rare.

But here are three very old clips from Pathe News featuring Santa and assorted hangers-on and helpers.

1914 / 18

Santa takes presents to children in Hackney during WW1.


Santa flies from Ingatestone to Croydon and delivers presents.


Santa takes presents to sick and disabled children in Alton, Hampshire.

Hope you’re enjoying a very happy Boxing Day.

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