STK-ID 33432

CU of fifteen cents 1951 postal stamp. ECU of engraver's hand retouching stamp with stylus. CS of worker adjusting bolts on side of drum holding plates to print stamps. CS of sheets of stamps being printed. HACS of mailbag being emptied on table, FOLLOW SHOT of man's hands sorting parcel in cart at end of table. CUs of man's hands placing pile of enveloppes in stamping machine, of enveloppes coming off machine. MS of postal workers emptying mailbags on table in main Post Office in Ottawa, sorting mail into boxes on table. MS of foundry worker removing sheet of cast stamp forms from normalizing tray, immersing it in oil bath. CU of ink well at foot of printing press, TILT UP to CU of sheets of stamps moving up rollers of printing press.


Excerpt from
Post Office Centennial
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