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    No title - Postal fortnight. Norwich, Norfolk.

    Travelling shot from sorting train on its way to Ipswich. Interior of the sorting coach, showing mail bags etc. M/S sorters standing beside letter racks, watching them is the Postmaster General Edward Short. Various shots as he watches them work. M/S and C/U of the pigeon holes with place names. A man places one in rack for Dereham. C/U nameplate 'Ipswich' on the railway station. M/S's mail being offloaded at Ipswich.

    Interior of the sorting office at Norwich showing mailbags coming into the office on a moving belt system. M/S of mail bag as it drops from moving train to men below. M/S and C/U Edward Short being shown the segregating machine. M/S of the segregator feeder. C/U of the drum of segregators. C/U pan automatic letter sorting machine showing letters passing rapidly along slots. C/U letter sorting machine showing letters being stacked. M/S man attaching sacks to conveyor belt. M/S as they are put in mail van outside. M/S van driving off.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50821
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2031.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:40:00 / 01:51:09:00
    Canister:
    67/54
    Sort Number:
    67/054
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Norwich GOF
  • Stills

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

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