• Short Summary

    A trailer encourages the British public to post early for Christmas.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Government official film.

    Post early for Christmas trailer.

    Animation of telegram unfolding itself out of an envelope. The message says 'The British public everywhere. Many thanks your response my post early for Xmas appeal last year. I know you will do even better this Xmas. Postmaster General.'

    C/U of letters going into post box. Someone writes a card, and the camera pans across to a calendar showing 20 and 18 December as last dates for posting packages and letters respectively. A package is tied up with string and put on scales at post office where the clerk weighs it. People queue up and a woman comes in with a big stack of parcels. M/S of someone opening a card with the last posting dates on it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1139.06
    Media URN:
    39613
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:33:00 / 01:09:00:00
    Canister:
    41/99

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