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Thirty Million Letters

UK, 1963 (MIFF 1964)

Director: James Ritchie

Every day Ihe minds and emotions of Britain's citizens are changed by the coming and going of thirty million letters. This lively and colourful film shows how this mass of letters is distributed. The conversational sallies of the post office employees add spice to the commentary.

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