• Short Summary

    The printing process of postage stamps in Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ready for a licking!"

    Printing postage stamps in Italy.

    Various shots of large camera photographing original stamp design. C/U of glass slide of stamp. Point of view shot looking through lens of camera. Various shots of special rollers in chemical taking an impression of the design on paper.

    Various shots of large sheets of paper going through special printing machine. The machine gums and perforates the stamps. Various shots of sheets of stamps going through machine - they are nearing completion. The machine cuts the big sheets into smaller sheets.

    M/S of sheets coming out of printer, pan to woman at desk collecting sheets in piles. C/U of another woman sitting at desk checking pile of sheets for mistakes. Panning M/S of room full of women at desks checking stamp sheets for errors.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1150.16
    Media URN:
    39887
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:35:00 / 01:33:09:00
    Canister:
    PT 370

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