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

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

William Canning

co-director

William Canning

Donald Stearn

Duration

00:16:27:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1967

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010557

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postal service

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Postal service - Canada

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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