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Love Letters and Live Wires

Love Letters and Live Wires

This selection of newly restored (by the British Film Institute) General Post Office (GPO) short films made between 1936-39 includes seminal British documentary poem Night Mail, avant-garde animation Trade Tattoo (pictured) and musical comedy The Fairy on the Phone. Introduced by Dr Melanie Selfe from the Centre of Cultural Policy Research at the University of Glasgow.

GFT, Glasgow on Sun 28 Sep.

Love Letters and Live Wires

  • 1936-1939
  • UK
  • 80 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Various

New digital prints of many films created throughout the 1930s as part of the General Post Office's groundbreaking film production strand, including classic documentary 'Night Mail', avant-garde animation work 'Trade Tattoo' and musical comedy 'The Fairy of the Phone'.


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