• Short Summary

    Two hundred school children in Slough become postmen for Christmas week.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: YOUNG ENGLAND SPEEDS XMAS MAIL

    ENGLAND: Slough:

    GBV crowd of boys and girls outside Post Office. Semi side view crowd of girls and boys outside Post Office. CU boy type with glasses, boy and girl behind. GV Int. boys and girls being signed on. SV Int. boys and girls being signed on. CU boy signing. LV man emptying bag of parcels onto bench for two girls. SV girls sorting parcels. SCU girl stamping parcels. CU girl stamping parcels. STV girl sorting parcels into various sections. CU side view girl sorting parcels into various sections. GV boys and girls sorting out letters. CU side view boys and girls sorting letters. SV behind letter racks, showing girl sorting. CU girl behind letter rack sorting. Semi side view girl working automatic stamping machine. SV two boys take away two bags of letters. GV boys and girls starting out on bikes etc. for deliver. SBV girls and boys starting out on delivery. LVB boy delivering letter. SCU boy type with glasses looks at parcel and knock at door. SV Int. door opens and woman takes parcel. LV little girl delivering - drops bottle of whisky. CU broken bottle on path. SV cat licking up whisky. SV drunken cat jumps into camera. STOP MOTION SHOT bike away and boys and girls delivering letters. CU drunken cat moving head quickly. STOP MOTION kids delivering letters. STOP MOTION boy rushes in, knocks and delivers letter. CU cat jumps up. STOP MOTION kids delivering letters.

    Home Front; Young Adults; Communications; Great Britain
    Background: Two hundred school children in Slough become postmen for Christmas week.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAFO6BT2S6VQFIIGYHJ2ZUIVT8
    Media URN:
    VLVAAFO6BT2S6VQFIIGYHJ2ZUIVT8
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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