A reminder from the G.P.O. to pack and label you Christmas presents properly so they will reach their destination. Mount Pleasant, London.
Item title reads - Xmas rush begins. Post early and post often and help G.P.O. in delivery of holiday mail. London.
L/S of sacks of parcels, more are added to the pile, the camera pans across postal workers emptying them out onto a table. M/S of people sorting through the various parcels on a big table and throwing them into different baskets. Camera continues to pan across to the baskets.
Intertitle - 'Remember! - Pack securely and address clearly if you don't want your parcel to be amongst these.'
L/S of two men stood at a long table of packages which have fallen apart, M/S as they rewrap them with brown paper.
Note: there is an identical story entitled - 'GPO Handling 110,000 Parcels', with a different title card on *PM0294* - check for best quality - EB 2001.