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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    A short trailer film encouraging people to buy stamps in books rather than one at a time.

    CU British postage stamp.

    VS of people in long queue at Post Office counter. The man at the front hasn't brought any stamps and so all his packages have to be weighed. People in the queue are playing cards, eating knitting etc to pass the time.

    CU man writing address on letter. He reaches out and gets a book of stamps and stick one to the envelope. He then goes outside and posts his letter in a convenient post box.

    CU of various people licking stamps.

    VS of man buying books of stamps.

    End title reads: "Buy Stamps In Books".

    Possibly in tin marked UNSO 39/40.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    59785
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1522.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:27:00 / 01:25:26:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 039 B
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 039 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    POST WAR - POST OFFICE New Pathe Order
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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