• Short Summary

    Tame deer accompanies postman on rural round in Devon.

  • Description

    Postman does round in company of tame deer, Molland, Devon.

    M/S postman at cottage door. C/U postman at cottage door, handing over letter to housewife. C/U tame deer fawn wearing leather collar. M/S postman and his pet deer leave cottage woman feeds titbit to deer.

    Various shots postman with deer at side walking through field of cattle. Postman and deer pass hayrick. While postman delivers letter to farmhand, the deer eats some hay. The postman tries to catch the deer but he runs off, jumping over a fence. Good shots deer frolicking over countryside.

    Postman's name is Donald Buckingham, the deer is called Ernest.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1371.16
    Media URN:
    44908
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:03:00 / 01:26:12:00
    Canister:
    NP 248

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