STK-ID 9198

Christmas Mail Rush: CU of hand writing check and handing it to other hand across desk. MS of salesman knocking on door, woman peering out. MS of salesman receiving money from woman on porch. MS of woman opening mailbox, looking disapointed with letters. CU of hand handling letters. Shot of boys, including Black boy, sorting mail in main Post Office in Ottawa. CS of full frame view of letters and parcels on floor of Post Office, TILT UP to boys sorting letters. CS of Black boy and white boy pulling cart full of letters, PAN to MS of other carts full of letters. CS of letters on slide, TILT UP to MLS of boys sorting mail in Post Office. MS of boys operating machine stamping postmarks on letters. Shots of large amount of mail bags piled high, men loading mail bags onto wagons in foreground. MLS of employees sorting parcels in parcel room of Besserer Street Post Office.


Excerpt from
Education Week
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio