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  • Description

    Item title reads - Government official film.

    Post early for Christmas trailer.

    Animation of telegram unfolding itself out of an envelope. The message says 'The British public everywhere. Many thanks your response my post early for Xmas appeal last year. I know you will do even better this Xmas. Postmaster General.'

    C/U of letters going into post box. Someone writes a card, and the camera pans across to a calendar showing 20 and 18 December as last dates for posting packages and letters respectively. A package is tied up with string and put on scales at post office where the clerk weighs it. People queue up and a woman comes in with a big stack of parcels. M/S of someone opening a card with the last posting dates on it.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39613
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1139.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:33:00 / 01:09:00:00
    Canister:
    41/99
    Sort Number:
    41/099
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Post Office Queues etc Poste WW2 Telegrams ESPION Christmas Cards Post Early for Christmas Trailers
  • Stills

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

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