STK-ID 16841

CU of sign "Simpson's mail order". Interior shots of mail order department showing men, women packing suits, loading cart-loads of parcels into delivery trucks. CU of jewellery, watches in display pack. Several shots of various items in warehouse: tricycles, scales, radios, suitcases, carriages, guitars, store dummy, agricultural implements. CU of page of mail order catalogue, hands pointing. TILT UP to girl trying clothes. Shots of busy switchboard, of women taking orders at special desks. Shot of catalogue from over man's shoulder. Dark MS of catalogue printing machine, men at work. Shot of row of teletype machines. Interior shot of parcel handling department. CU of teletype, COD form being printed.


Excerpt from
NFB Newsreels
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486