• Short Summary

    Mail is delivered from Cornish mainland to Scilly Isles by boat.

  • Description

    Scilly Isles, Cornwall.

    L/S of ship entering bay. C/U of man lowering mail into tender. L/S of man boarding tender. C/U of ship's engineer climbing from hatch. M/S of tender sailing away from mail steamer.

    L/S from stern of boat, showing island in distance. C/U of engineer on deck, pan to L/S of island. Various shots of mail sacks being lowered into rowing boat. L/S of bay. M/S of men rowing towards island of Tresco. L/S of tender leaving bay.

    L/S of men unloading sacks from rowing boat. L/S of horse and trap delivering mail to post office. M/S of exterior of post office. Various shots of man delivering mail to post office. Various shots of postman delivering mail to housewife at cottage. L/S of postman leaving cottage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1243.26
    Media URN:
    34051
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:01:00 / 01:52:33:00
    Canister:
    NP 195

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