• Short Summary

    The Post Master General launches the first mobile post office. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - G.P.O. (General Post Office) London.

    M/S's of people standing around a big van. The Post Master General makes a speech to launch the first mobile post office. He pulls the curtain back to reveal the big van, which will be going to big events like the Derby. M/S as he uses it to put in a call to Major Astor and proceeds to tell him all about the project. We see shots of post office people at work and the machinery to make everything go smoothly. M/S of two stamp machines on the side of the van. L/S of people watching. Major Astor wishes him every success with the venture.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    889.36
    Media URN:
    14446
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:06:00 / 02:01:24:00
    Canister:
    36/76

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