• Short Summary

    A short trailer film encouraging people to buy stamps in books rather than one at a time.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    A short trailer film encouraging people to buy stamps in books rather than one at a time.

    CU British postage stamp.

    VS of people in long queue at Post Office counter. The man at the front hasn't brought any stamps and so all his packages have to be weighed. People in the queue are playing cards, eating knitting etc to pass the time.

    CU man writing address on letter. He reaches out and gets a book of stamps and stick one to the envelope. He then goes outside and posts his letter in a convenient post box.

    CU of various people licking stamps.

    VS of man buying books of stamps.

    End title reads: "Buy Stamps In Books".

    Possibly in tin marked UNSO 39/40.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.22
    Media URN:
    59785
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:27:00 / 01:25:26:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 039 B

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment