Brendan Bowyer the Royal Showband go shopping in Dublin's city-centre accompanied by dancing girls.
- Title The Royal Showband Christmas Shopping
- 1st Broadcast 25/12/1963
- Clip Duration 00:02:44
- Material Type Video
- Series title The Showband Show
- Clip title Showband Stars Shopping Spree
- Extended description
A filmed report set to instrumental music for the series 'The Showband Show'. Santa Claus delivers a present to a young boy in a bungalow. The boy is not happy with his present so Brendan Bowyer and the Royal Showband and ladies go shoppping around O'Connell Street and Henry Street in Dublin city centre. They go to the Roches Stores department store on Henry Street, look at various presents and then play with toy guns. The boy is happy with his new present although he does not open the box.
'The Showband Show' was a music series featuring performances from Ireland's popular artists. The series was broadcast during the 1960s. The film insert here was broadcast as part of a Christmas day special featuring The Royal Showband from 1963.
- Local keywords Christmas, Shopping, Royal Showband, Brendan Bowyer, Roches Stores, Henry Street, Santa Claus, Dublin, Christmas Presents
- Geographical coverage Henry Street, Dublin, Ireland
- Genre Entertainment and Performing Arts
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1963
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier P64/00063
- IPR restrictions Rights Reserved - Free Access
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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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