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Post Office Goes Square

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2054
Date Released
14 Oct 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Last Chance - At Gib
  2. 2Post Office Goes Square
  3. 3Finn Focus
  4. 4Horse of the Year
  5. 5Smoking Out Ludwig
  6. 6Just a Reminder...

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Post Office Goes Square. DESCRIPTION: New style, quick collection rectangular Pillar boxes, inaugurated by PMG in London. SHOTLIST: MCU pan up old type pillar box. CU GR insignia. MS two different types of pillar boxes. CU ER insignia. MS new pillar box. CU showing two slits, one for London and abroad, the other for the country. MS Postmaster General posts letter. CU pan ditto. CU postman unlocks box. MS postman opens box. MS ditto. CU postman empties letters into sack. MS ditto. CU ditto. MS postman removes sack. MS Postman closes box and walks off with sack. Postmaster General - John Stonehouse.
Keywords
Politics and government; Ceremonies; Postal services
Locations
London; United Kingdom
Card file number
94019
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
92
Story extras:

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