Santa at Anthony Hordern Pavilion (Here Comes Santa)

Title:
Santa at Anthony Hordern Pavilion (Here Comes Santa)
NFSA ID:
7468
Year:
1929
Category:
Access fees

A crowd of 20,000 people welcoming Santa as he arrives by horse-drawn carriage at the Anthony Hordern Pavilion, Sydney.

This clip captures some excellent footage of George Street, Sydney, including its trams.

By using a newsreel format, the advertisement captures people’s attention and presents Anthony Hordern & Sons as newsworthy and significant. It also shows Anthony Hordern & Sons as part of the Sydney community by contributing to its Christmas celebrations.