• Short Summary

    Porters work frantically to sort piles of parcels at Paddington Station.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Christmas Parcels Rush".

    Paddington Station, London.

    Royal Mail sorting office at railway station. Railway porters collect parcels from bottom of chute and load them on and off trolleys. Parcels are piled under large signs reading 'North' or 'South Wales'. A man in a kiosk reads out weights of parcels as they are placed on a set of scales.

    Various speeded up shots of porters at work. M/S of porter talking to driver and fireman in cabin of steam engine. M/S of steam engine pulling out of platform.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    945.20
    Media URN:
    16119
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:09:00 / 01:17:17:00
    Canister:
    37/101

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