STK-ID 19784

Rear CS of postman going up steps to door, leaving letter, coming down steps by camera. HACS PAN along letters going through cancelling machine in post office. LAMS of postmen filing out door of Post Office on Sparks Street, Ottawa. Sequence in Dead Letter Office showing post office workers (men and women) handling letters, reading, copying and tearing up some letters. HAMLS of postmen packing their delivery sacks with bundles of letters, put on coats, leaving. DOLLY CS along row of postmen packing their bags, taking letters from racks, tying letters in bundles. CU of postman's face, TILT DOWN and FOLLOW SHOT of his hand as he puts letters into mailbox.


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