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  • Description

    Item title reads - Christmas rush begins. Post early and post often and help G.P.O (General Post Office) in delivery of holiday mail. London.

    L/S of many large sacks of mail in a pile, postal workers throw more sacks on top and the camera pans across them. More workers empty the sacks and throw the parcels into a pile. M/S of all the parcels heaped up. The camera pans across as they are sorted into different sections.

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

    M/S of parcels which have come open, a line of men repackage them and wrap them up again in brown paper.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24117
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    324.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:34:00 / 01:15:57:00
    Canister:
    G 1038
    Sort Number:
    G 1038
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    British Postal Service Post Office 1920s xmas Mail Being Sorted
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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