• Short Summary

    London's Lord Mayor makes an appeal for people to post their Christmas parcels early to avoid the rush.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Lord Mayor's example.

    M/S of London's Lord Mayor, Sir Frank Bowater, sat at his desk which is piled high with parcels, three postmen stand with him, one has a sack ready. The mayor stands up and makes a speech about all the extra men employed for the Christmas rush and urges everyone to post early as he is doing. The postman says he is grateful for the example and hopes people will follow it. M/S of sign saying 'Post early this Christmas' on the side of the post van. M/S as sacks are loaded on and the door shut. M/S as it drives away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    989.42
    Media URN:
    18243
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:08:00 / 01:34:58:00
    Canister:
    38/101

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