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    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Buy Stamps In Books.

    Location unknown.

    CU postage stamp with King George VI's head on it. LS queue at Post Office counters. LS same queue, later, with people leaning on counter and looking tired. LS same queue even later with people lying or sitting on the floor, a woman knitting and a man apparently asleep. CU hand writing address on envelope. CU letter rack with book of stamps tucked in the front. CU hand tearing out stamp and sticking it on letter. Ms man gets up from desk and picks up envelope LS man coming out of front door of suburban house and walking to post box outside house. CUs various people (including man with beard) licking postage stamps.
    MS man at Post Office counter, though grille. CU pile of books of stamps. CU two books of stamps on counter. Title "Buy Stamps In Books".

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 48/79.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:17:00 / 01:03:16:00
    48/79 (TRAILERS)
    Sort Number:
    48/079 (TRAILERS)
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    Post Office Queues etc BRITISH INSTITUTIONS Suburbs *Queue **VBP Masters Suburba clips
  • Stills

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

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