Sir Harry Twyford, Lord Mayor, encourages Londoners to post Xmas mail early.
Full title reads: "Post early! The Lord Mayor of London sets a good example".
Lord Mayor Sir Harry Twyford encourages Londoners to send their Christmas mail early.
M/S of Sir Harry sitting behind a desk in a grand looking office. Two postmen stand behind him. Sir Harry is writing his Christmas cards, when finished he places them in a sack held by one of the posties. The postman and the mayor have a conversation about the benefits of posting early to avoid the big rush and to avoid disappointment on Christmas day.
M/S of postmen loading heaving sacks onto Royal Mail van. C/U of sign on van reading "post early this Christmas".
Note: conversation is very stage and sounds a bit stilted. Good example of newsreels being used for public information. AH 2001.