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Night mail Terminus

Documents the "Postal Special" enroute from London to Scotland showing the sorting of the mail.

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  • "Night mail, also features Terminus"
  • "Night mail - West Highland"
  • "West Highland"
  • "West Highland"@en
  • "Nightmail"
  • "Night mail & Lines for all seasons"
  • "Classic documentary"@en
  • "Night mail"

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  • "The line to skye: "An Eddie McConnell film made to support the retention of the West Highland railway line from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh at a time when it was threatened with closure.""
  • "Documents the "Postal Special" enroute from London to Scotland showing the sorting of the mail."@en
  • ""One of the most critically acclaimed and best-loved films produced within the British documentary movement, Night Mail tells the fascinating story of the Travelling Post Office from Euston to Glasgow and the men who worked on it"--Container."@en
  • "West Highland (1960): a tribute to the West Highland Railway as the reign of steam was drawing to its close."
  • "Night mail is the most celebrated documentary of them all. Showing the Postal Special's nightly run from London to Scotland, it has all the qualities that British documentary stands for from its realism through its perfect structure to the inspirational character appeal."@en
  • "Describes the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland. The train is manned entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers. Mail is picked up, sorted on board, and dropped while the train travels at high speed. Mail bags are received and dispatched at various railway stations on the way."
  • "Describes the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland. The train is manned entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers. Mail is picked up, sorted on board, and dropped while the train travels at high speed. Mail bags are received and dispatched at various railway stations on the way."@en
  • "Documentary of the nightly journey of the Postal Special, the train that carries mail from London to Scotland."@en
  • "La jaquette indique en anglais : "One of the most critically acclaimed and best-loved films produced within the British documentary movement, Night Mail tells the fascinating story of the Travelling Post Office from Euston to Glasgow and the men who worked on it""
  • "A documentary of the overnight journey of the Post Office train collecting and delivering mail, from London to Glasgow. Imaginative use of sound which reduplicates the rhythm of the train."
  • "Mail rail is a programme made to celebrate 60 years of the unique Royal Mail Underground Railway situated some 22 metres below London's busy streets. At its peak, the railway was responsible for carrying over one third of London's mail."
  • "Mail rail is a programme made to celebrate 60 years of the unique Royal Mail Underground Railway situated some 22 metres below London's busy streets. At its peak, the railway was responsible for carrying over one third of London's mail."@en
  • "Night mail (1936): the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland, which is manned entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers."
  • "Post haste is a film celebrating 150 years history of the Travelling Post Office which revolutionised the sorting and delivery of mail."
  • "Post haste is a film celebrating 150 years history of the Travelling Post Office which revolutionised the sorting and delivery of mail."@en
  • "Night mail: Documentary about the British Railway postal service operating overnight and collecting, sorting and despatching mail en route between London and Glasgow. Terminus: Documentary of a day in the life of one of Londons busiest railway termini, Waterloo Station. Including Steam trains, platform scenes, working of signals, the lost property office and the station masters office."@en
  • "Night mail: Describes the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland. The train is manned entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers. Mail is picked up, sorted on board, and dropped while the train travels at high speed. Mail bags are received and dispatched at various railway stations on the way."
  • "West of inverness: "About the problems faced by a rural community and the growing importance of the railway from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh to communities threatened by depopulation.""
  • "Night Mail: Chronique du train postal de nuit Londres-Glasgow qui mêle la poésie de W.H. Auden et la musique de Benjamin Britten."
  • ""The focus of Night mail was similar to that of Coal face, depicting the heroic activities of the communications structure, another core industry key to Britain's role as a world power. With pulsating cross-cutting, the filmmakers show England making way for the Postal Express as it slices through the countryside on its way to Edinborough. Night mail offers us a portrayal of England as a well-oiled machine, proudly displaying the country's penchant for precise schedules and precision timing"--Videodisc sleeve."@en
  • "Describes the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland. The train is manned entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers. Mail is picked up, sorted on board and dropped while the train travels at high speeds. Mail bags are received and dispatched at various railway stations on the way."
  • "Restored and remastered, featuring the music of Benjamin Britten and the poetry of WH Auden. One of the most critically acclaimed and best-loved films produced within the British documentary movement, Night Mail tells the fascinating story of the Travelling Post Office from Euston to Glasgow and the men who work on it. DVD extras include 'The Way to the Sea' (1936), 'Spotlight on the Night Mail' (1948), 'Thirty Million Letters' (1963), and 'Night Mail 2' (1986)."@en
  • "The nightly journey of the Postal Special from London to Glasgow is lucidly depicted, the workers performing their tasks for the camera. One of the best films of the British documentary school in which the images, natural sounds, Britten's music and Auden's verse are edited together to create a rhythmic unity."
  • "Night Mail : The classic 1936 documentary of the London to Scotland Postal Special. This train carried no passengers but was manned entirely by the Post Office workers who sorted mail on board as postbags were received and dispatched at various mainline stations throughout the night. 'Night Mail' also features the classic W.H. Auden poem of the same name recited by the author himself. -- 'Terminus', made in 1961, is a richly evocative portrait from the closing days of the golden age of the steam train and captures twenty four hours in the life of Waterloo Station."
  • "A line for all season: "A retrospective account of the building of the West Highland Railway line from Glasgow Queen Street to Mallaig. Filmed by Eddie McConnell.""
  • "Night mail is the most celebrated documentary of the GPO Film Unit. Showing the Postal Special's nightly run from London to Scotland, it has all the qualities that British documentary stands for from its realism through its perfect structure to the inspirational character appeal."
  • "Describes the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland. The train is staffed entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers. Mail is picked up, sorted on board, and dropped while the train travels at high speed. Mail bags are received and dispatched at various railway stations on the way."
  • "This classic documentary follows the nightly journey of the "postal special" from London to Glascow as the mail is picked up, sorted on board, and dropped while the train travels at high speed. Sound track includes verse of W.H. Auden and music of Benjamin Britten which duplicates the rhythm of the train."
  • "This classic documentary follows the nightly journey of the "postal special" from London to Glascow as the mail is picked up, sorted on board, and dropped while the train travels at high speed. Sound track includes verse of W.H. Auden and music of Benjamin Britten which duplicates the rhythm of the train."@en
  • "Depicts the Postal Special's nightly run from London to Scotland."@en
  • "Terminus: Candid study of a day's activities in London's Waterloo Station. Accompanied by on-the-spot sounds, shows the comedy and drama of situations confronting a wide variety of people in a large railway station."
  • "1936 documentary on the travelling post office from Euston to Glasgow and the men who worked on it."@en

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  • "Documentary films"
  • "Documentary films"@en
  • "Films documentaires"
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Shorts"@en
  • "Motion pictures"
  • "Documentary"@en
  • "Film documentaire (Descripteur de forme)"
  • "Documentaries and factual films and video"@en
  • "British films"@en
  • "DVD-Video"
  • "Special Interest : Documentary/General"

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  • "Night mail Terminus"@en
  • "Night mail West Highland"
  • "Night Mail"
  • "Night mail"@en
  • "Night mail"
  • "Night mail (Short : 1936)"@en

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