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    Item title reads - G.P.O. handling 110,000 parcels daily and if your Christmas gift does not arrive, it is because - you have used a tie-on label you have not addressed it clearly or you have not packed it properly. Mount Pleasant, Greater London.

    L/S of sacks of parcels, more are added to the pile, the camera pans across postal workers emptying them out onto a table. M/S of people sorting through the various parcels on a big table and throwing them into different baskets. Camera continues to pan across to the baskets.

    Intertitle - 'Remember! - Pack securely and address clearly if you don't want your parcel to be amongst these.'

    L/S of two men stood at a long table of packages which have fallen apart, M/S as they rewrap them with brown paper.

    Note: there is an identical story entitled - 'Xmas Rush Begins' with different title card on *PM0440* - check for best quality - EB 2001.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23774
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    294.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:46:00 / 01:03:16:00
    Canister:
    G 939
    Sort Number:
    G 0939
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    G 939 1920s xmas
  • Stills

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

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