Showband Stars Shopping Spree

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About this Item

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.

  • Information

    '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
  • 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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