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  • Short Summary

    The GPO handle Christmas parcels that have come undone in the system.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Mount Pleasant, London. The GPO handle Christmas parcels. Great shots of parcels being sorted.

    VS Women workers repacking and tying up parcels that have come undone. CU Goods from parcels that have come undone being sorted out. CU A basket full of damaged goods. VS Parcels moving along a conveyor belt. MS A hand truck, full of sacks of mail is trundled to a hatchway, down which the parcels are pushed. VS Parcels falling from the hatchway onto a conveyor belt. LS The parcel sorting office where they are sorted and packed in wicker trolleys.

    (Cuts from 46/99) (GPO - General Post Office)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2148.01
    Media URN:
    63803
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 1663 D

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