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CLIP 8852

Reading A Christmas Carol

Reading A Christmas Carol
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  • Reading A Christmas Carol
  • Duration: 02:27
  • Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol sums up what a Victorian Christmas meant, with its themes of charity, family and goodwill to all men. It still has a lasting legacy in the sort of Christmases we celebrate today. This clip is published as part of BBC Victorian Christmas, for more materials and information about the series visit the website: bbc.co.uk/victorianchristmas/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    Victorians: Christmas

  • Keywords: Christmas, Victorians, Dickens, festivals, seasons, story telling, books, reading, entertainment
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  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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