Children from Dr Barnardo's Homes were among the visitors to the PDSA at Ilford, where a party for sick animals was held. The aim of the party is to remind us not to neglect animals or birds over the holiday.
Key scene. GV pan children arriving at PDSA. MS donkeys parade. MCU pan children. GV pan coach and horse "Hercules" (from "Steptoe and Son" series) arrive. ES children with animals. MS Father Christmas steps out of coach. CU pan up cake. MS Wilfred Brambell cutting cake. CU donkey eats cake. GV animals. MCU children feeding animal. CU donkey eating. CU dog eating. MCU cats and dog eating. CU other animals eating. MCU monkey eats cigarette. GV pan down crip [sic]. CU animal eating. ES puppies eating. GV same. Xmas Greetings Title.
Towns and Cities, Mankind, Animals, Personalities, Organisations - PDSA, Ceremonies & Celebrations - Parades, Parties, Christmas, Vehicles, Food and Drink, Agriculture - Trees