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  • Description

    Item title reads - Xmas rush begins. Post early and post often and help G.P.O. in delivery of holiday mail. 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 - 'GPO Handling 110,000 Parcels', with a different title card on *PM0294* - check for best quality - EB 2001.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25390
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    440.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:05:00 / 01:49:29:00
    Canister:
    G 939
    Sort Number:
    G 0939
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    G 939 Christmas Presents
  • Stills

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

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