Postmaster-General officiates at centenary celebrations of rail post offices.
SLATE INFORMATION: 100 Years of 'Mailways'
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.