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You Can’t Lick ‘Em

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1810
Date Released
10 Feb 1964
Date submitted
6 Feb 1964
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Tribute to Valentina
  2. 2Tree-Top Deterrent
  3. 3You Can’t Lick ‘Em
  4. 4Chunnel
  5. 5Hydraulics to the Rescue

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: You Can’t Lick ‘Em. DESCRIPTION: It’s been called the most dramatic innovation since the introduction of the Penny Post in 1840. A postage stamp for Sierra Leone shaped like a map of the country with a self adhesive backing that you don’t have to lick. SHOTLIST: Key scene. MCU mass of Sierra Leone stamps. CU same. GV man at desk handing out stamps. MCU same sticks stamp on envelope. CU same. CU peeling stamp off showing silicone-coated backing (the new backing is self-adhesive).
Keywords
Communications; Postal services; Inventions and discoveries
Locations
Birmingham; Walsall
Card file number
87886
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Ronald E. Collins
Length of story (in feet)
68
Story extras:

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