• Short Summary

    World's most mechanised post office in New York.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    CU. Conveyor belts at work in the world's mechanised post office. GV. Post Office building. Panning shot showing conveyor belts. MS. Parcels being emptied out of sacks onto conveyor belt. CU. Black man placing parcels onto conveyor belt. Various close up shots showing signs "New York State" "Foreign" and "Mixed States Southwest". GV. Chutes. Various shots of cancelling machines. CU. Panning shot showing women seated, pressing buttons on sorting machines. CU. Postman leaving post office sorting over letters he has to deliver.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 05/03/1959.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2766.17
    Media URN:
    69930
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:43:00 / 01:26:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 3191 H

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