• Short Summary

    People are urged to make sure their letters arrive safely by addressing them properly.

  • Description

    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Address Your Letters Clearly.

    Location unknown.

    LS idyllic country cottage with housewife at door and postman (Terry Thomas) opening gate and walking up path. MS woman and postman examining a letter. CU envelope marked "Return to Sender". MS postman walking back down path talking to camera. CU envelope with UK address written correctly. CU envelope with French address written correctly. CU Postman talking to camera (Terry Thomas gives what became his trademark grin). MS postman gets on bike and rides off carefully giving hand signal to turn right and promptly turning left. Title "Address your letters clearly and correctly".

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 48/53.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2921.04
    Media URN:
    84307
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:25:00 / 01:04:20:00
    Canister:
    48/53 (TRAILERS)

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