• Short Summary

    A look at all the processes involved in mail order shopping from receipt of order to despatch.

  • Description

    Shopping by post.

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of Mrs Brown looking through mail order catalogue. She fills in her order form and posts it. Various shots showing every stage in the routine of the mail order store, from the receipt of the order to the packing and despatch of the parcel containing the goods ordered. Various shots of a large room with rows of typists at work. Various good shots of women at work as clerks and packers. Mrs Brown receives the shoes and eiderdown she has ordered.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1286.29
    Media URN:
    42857
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:02:00 / 01:43:29:00
    Canister:
    NSP 207

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