• Short Summary

    Reducing air mail fees from 20 to only 2 will speed up Empire Mail Service.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "G.P.O. STREAMLINED - Speeding up Empire Mail Service."

    Location Unclear.

    Two men in black coats and Bowler hats standing in front of a car with sign on its door reading "Royal Air Mail Service". One of the men talking into camera (natural sound).

    Man is talking about speeding up of the Imperial Air Mail service and reducing 20 fees to only 2. Mail will be sent to Egypt, Persia, Iraq and Near East for one fee and to any other destination in the Empire for another. As he talks, the bags of mail marked 'Singapore' 'Baghdad' etc., are being loaded into a car. Car driving towards a plane and bags of mail are loaded on it. Plane talking off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    805.02
    Media URN:
    10239
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:47:00 / 01:02:55:00
    Canister:
    34/93

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