• Short Summary

    Postmaster-General officiates at centenary celebrations of rail post offices.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 100 Years of 'Mailways'

    ENGLAND: Euston:
    Gen. view Major Tryon, Sir Josiah Stamp & Sir Harry Twyford on platform. CU Major Tyron talks. Long view old-time mail coach. CU "V.R" on door. Semi view old-type mailbag. Long view old-time sorters at work. CU oil-lamp burning. Angle shot old-time sorter at work in top hat. Semi view Tryon puts letters in special silk mailbag. Semi view man puts bag on bag-catcher. CU fixing bag onto bag-catcher. CU bag. CU Josiah Stamp blows whistle. Long view train out of station. Gen. view train past Tryon on platform. Intr. shot up-to-date sorters at work. Pan train...to back view bag caught by train.

    Good Scenes. Track back old-time sorters looking out of train-window. Semi view and CU old-time sorters at work in top-hats.

    Sound Effects. Tryon that they were honouring the ingenuity & devotion to duty of the Royal Mail and Post Office.

    Personalities - Politicians; Communications; George C Tyron, 1st Baron Tryon (1872-1941), Celebrations - Anniversaries (Impersonal), Great Britain; London
    Background: Postmaster-General officiates at centenary celebrations of rail post offices.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABU1VBHCUW6V7SJWY9XOGSAMEC
    Media URN:
    VLVABU1VBHCUW6V7SJWY9XOGSAMEC
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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