A Tale of mail

Canada, 1967

Film
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An animated film made in co-operation with the Canadian Post Office in which the artist has free rein to show how he thinks letters travelled from one place to another in the early days of transportation. A lively presentation of historical facts.

Credits

co-director

Donald Stearn

William Canning

producer

William Canning

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:16:27:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29195

Subject categories

Animation

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postal service

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postal service - Canada

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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