A young girl gives her thoughts on Christmas from Henry Street, Dublin.
- Title Dear Santa
- 1st Broadcast 22/12/1967
- ContributorFrank Hall (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:02:20
- Material Type Video
- Series title Newsbeat
- Clip title "Dear Santa, I Hope You Are Well..."
- Extended description
A special filmed report from 'Newsbeat' showing a young girl exploring the sights and sounds of Christmas in Henry Street, Dublin.
The voiceover features a young girl and reporter Frank Hall discussing what Santa Claus will bring her at Christmas and what Christmas means to her.
Among the items she would like is a surprise in a box. Boys never get surprises she says. The young girl is shown wandering around Henry Street in Dublin city centre looking at decorated shop windows, toys and dolls and at the balloons and trinkets on offer on the street stalls.
'Newsbeat' was a half-hour feature programme which ran on television from Monday to Friday from September 1964 to June 1971. Reporting on stories from around the country, 'Newsbeat' covered affairs of the day with contributions from print journalists and RTÉ news staff.
This report was broadcast 22 December 1967.
- Local keywords Christmas, Dublin City Centre, Santa Claus, Henry Street, Toys, Shop windows, Balloons, Street Stalls, Dolls, Children
- Geographical coverage Dublin, Ireland
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1967
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P73/00067
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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