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The 5.20pm junction from Christmas Eve 1978 on BBC One, including the somewhat bizarre Christmas ident featuring a rotating Santa’s head.

VIDEO: BBC One continuity including programme promotion for Christmas Day. Announcer: Robin Whitting. Voiceover: John Braban TX DATE: 24th December 1978. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 25679-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: for a BBC Two programme, The Light Princess. Showing at 6pm.

[00:00:19] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: entertainment for Christmas Day on BBC One:

11.05am The Spinners at Christmas.

11.35am Film: Clambake.

1.05pm Holiday on Ice.

2pm Top of the Pops 78.

3pm The Queen.

3.20pm Larry Grayson’s Generation Game.

[00:01:30] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: for Mastermind. The fourth semi-final now underway on BBC Two.

Note that this is a BBC One slide design – but with the BBC One logo removed.

[00:01:35] IDENT: the festive ident, linking into the final episode of Pinocchio.

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PICTURED: BBC One ident. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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