• Short Summary

    Parcel Sorting Office under pressure as the Christmas approaches.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SPEED, EFFICIENCY & SAFETY - High pressure work at the Parcels Sorting Office."

    Blackfriars, London.

    Various shots of the postmen throwing bags of parcels at conveyor belt. Parcels travel on conveyor belt to sorting office.

    Parcels slide from conveyor belt to sorters. Long line of men sorting parcels by placing them on separate conveyor belts with signs of destinations above.

    Several shots of the parcels travelling to separate directions until they drop into large wicker baskets which are further sorted for towns.

    Big warehouse with men throwing parcels into different baskets. After his, parcels are loaded into vans and transported to station. Men loading vans are seen.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    811.01
    Media URN:
    10672
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:51:00
    Canister:
    34/102

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