• Short Summary

    CARTOONIST AND DESIGNER ROWLAND EMETT SEEMS TO HAVE EMPLOYED ALL OF HIS VIVID IMAGINATION IN DESIGNING AND BUILDING 'EMETT VISION OF THE POST OFFICE' - A LARGE WORKING MODEL DISPLAYED IN LONDON FEB 27, SHOWING HIS IDEA OF HOW THE POST OFFICE CONDUCTS ITS MULTIFARIOUS OPERATIONS.

  • Description

    CARTOONIST AND DESIGNER ROWLAND EMETT SEEMS TO HAVE EMPLOYED ALL OF HIS VIVID IMAGINATION IN DESIGNING AND BUILDING 'EMETT VISION OF THE POST OFFICE' - A LARGE WORKING MODEL DISPLAYED IN LONDON FEB 27, SHOWING HIS IDEA OF HOW THE POST OFFICE CONDUCTS ITS MULTIFARIOUS OPERATIONS.

    EMETT USED NO SMALL AMOUNT OF MAGIC IN PORTRAYING THE DIVER WHO "KNITS" CABLES FOR USE UNDER THE SEA; THE MESSENGER BOY WHO CARRIES A BANJO-PLAYING CAT BEHIND HIM; THE TELEPHONE MOVING BETWEEN A BIRD IN THE AIR AND THE WOMAN WHO HAD JUST DIALLED A LONG-DISTANCE CALL; THE TELEPHONE BOX THAT SHOOTS LIKE A ROCKET INTO SPACE.

    THIS BLEND OF DELIGHT BY EMETT WILL SOON BE ON SHOW IN VARIOUS PARTS OF BRITAIN STARTING WITH THE IDEAL HOMES EXHIBITION IN MARCH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4TTD5ZY61K7X70E0P001AKVZS
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TTD5ZY61K7X70E0P001AKVZS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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