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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of British Army Post Office at work.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Shots of British Army field Post Office. Troops queue up to receive mail. VS of letters being placed in pigeon holes. Despatch riders load up with bags of mail to take out to units.

    Parcels are handed over at Post Office and then placed in bags. VS of big pile of parcels with more being thrown on.

    VS of woman civilian helping soldiers sort post. She smiles at camera. VS of group of women sorting mail. More letters are brought by soldiers. VS large piles of sorted mail. Shots of franking machine being used.

    Sign "Army Post Office (British)".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1983.05
    Media URN:
    74023
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:39:00 / 01:31:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 937 C

Comments (1)

  1. AlanJM says

    I can't prove it but this was probably filmed in the main Army post office, situated at London Road, Nottingham.

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