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BEHIND THE CABLE

Behind The Cable (1924)

Communication technology in action - cables which span the Atlantic and a...

TYPEWRITER IN CARBOOT

Typewriter In Carboot (1936)

Woman demonstrates a typewriter in the boot of her car.

HER HIGHNESS 'MISS SECRETARY'

Her Highness 'miss Secretary' (1961)

German businessmen take a leaf out of America's book and treat...

JUST A MATTER OF FIGURES

Just A Matter Of Figures (1935)

Item about the process involved in counting the results of a national...

SHOPPING BY POST

Shopping By Post (1940)

A look at all the processes involved in mail order shopping from receipt of...

REMFLEX COPIER

Remflex Copier (1952)

Footage of copying machine in use at an officer in London.

WHEN COURAGE LIGHTS ETERNAL DARKNESS

When Courage Lights Eternal Darkness (1934)

Blind young man is helped by his friend / guide - no...

CALL US SPEEDY

Call Us Speedy (1930)

Typing competition in the United States of America.

SCHOOL FOR SALESMEN

School For Salesmen (1961)

How to succeed as a sales representative by using common sense and dressing...

TV TELEPHONE

Tv Telephone (1963)

An item about a futuristic form of communication.

TOWARDS 100%

Towards 100% (1937)

The London Efficiency Exhibition shows us the latest machines for opening letters,...

KIDDIE ON THE KEYS

Kiddie On The Keys (1939)

11-year-old stenotypist Betty Jones shows off her speedy skills on the...

QUICK FINGERS

Quick Fingers (1933)

Slow motion footage of a speed typist.

TELE-TALES !

Tele-Tales ! (1932)

Excellent footage of the Central Telegraph Office in London in operation.

ROBOTS SMOOTH OFFICE WORRIES

Robots Smooth Office Worries (1958)

Automatic typewriters and letter sorting machines - the cutting...

OLD TYPEWRITERS

Old Typewriters (1950)

An exhibition of typewriters through the ages at Olympia, London.

PERSONALITY! MEET - ????

Personality! Meet - ???? (1946)

Best-selling novelist Peter Cheyney dictates part of his new novel to...

FLYING BOARDROOM

Flying Boardroom (1963)

Secretary types a letter on board an aircraft - businessmen work during a...

WARENFORD MEMORIAL UNVEILED

Warenford Memorial Unveiled (1916)

Warenford Memorial unveiled by Lord Derby

TYPIST'S TREAT aka PENGUIN POOL FOR TYPISTS

Typist's Treat AKA Penguin Pool For Typists (1969)

When typists get bored they look out of the...

SOMERSET HOUSE

Somerset House (1937)

A look behind the scenes of Somerset House, register office of births and deaths.

THE OFFICE OF A DREAM!

The Office Of A Dream! (1939)

Great footage of the exterior and interior of a new office designed by...

SPECTACLES

Spectacles (1955)

Glorious 1950s specs are modelled - some truly fabulous designs.

THE MAN WHO EATS GRASS!

The Man Who Eats Grass! (1940)

68-year-old Mr Branson from Clapham eats grass to stay fit and healthy.

PEEPS THROUGH THE WINDOW OF THE WORLD NO. 74

Peeps Through The Window Of The World No. 74 (1936)

Phosphorite mine, typewriter in a taxi and a...

"Locks, Bolts And - - " (1934)

Old machinery is contrasted with modern day versions.

TELL YOUR FORTUNE, LADY?

Tell Your Fortune, Lady? (1936)

Item showing us how to tell fortunes with playing cards.

PIGEONS LEAD SALES DRIVE

Pigeons Lead Sales Drive (1959)

Typewriter company sends pigeons to customers asking if they want...

MARRIAGE BUREAU

Marriage Bureau (1939)

Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver show us their marriage bureau in Mayfair, London.

BLIND SCHOOL

Blind School (1942)

Good item on a school for the blind at Worcester near Cape Town, South Africa.

BOX OFFICE DRAW

Box Office Draw (1945)

Good item showing James Mason at home with his wife Pamela Kellino. Hertfordshire....

TIME PLEASE

Time Please (1945)

Item showing machinery which ensures time signals and speaking clock are correct.

FLYING COWBOY

Flying Cowboy (1949)

Sam Keener, President of Engineering Company with his own plane, is also deputy...

FINDING A HOME FOR BABY

Finding A Home For Baby (1944)

A look at the work of the National Adoption Society in matching babies...

PERSONALITIES J.B. PRIESTLEY

Personalities J.B. Priestley (1944)

A look at writer J. B. Priestley working at home, he also gives...

CAREERS FOR GIRLS

Careers For Girls (1944)

A bored secretary at work does everything she can to avoid typing 'dreary...

DISABLED TYPIST

Disabled Typist (1954)

Clever typewriting invention enables disabled Nigel Harvey to type without using...

ENOUGH HANDSHAKES TO LAST A YEAR!

Enough Handshakes To Last A Year! (1932)

President Hoover meets members of the public at the White...

NICKY'S NEWSPAPER

Nicky's Newspaper (1938)

Nicky's Newspaper, written by children, gets a scoop from American Secretary...

CHURCHILL OFF TO AMERICA - AFTER DELAY DUE TO JAMMED ANCHOR aka CHURCHILL LEAVES...

Churchill Off To America - After Delay Due To Jammed Anchor AKA Churchill Leaves... (1952)

Winston...

THE PERFECT SECRETARY

The Perfect Secretary (1932)

Kathleen Kramer, 'Ideal Secretary' of the United States, tells us the...

LISTENING POST

Listening Post (1940)

Duplicate story - BBC radio editors monitor overseas broadcasts (this version...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 108

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 108 (1940)

A safety device for coal mine lifts and arts and crafts...

WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT? NO. 12

Would You Believe It? No. 12 (1934)

Early writing and typewriting machines and insulators for electric...

Selected Originals - CHURCHILL OFF TO AMERICA - AFTER DELAY DUE TO JAMMED ANCHOR...

Selected Originals - Churchill Off To America - After Delay Due To Jammed Anchor... (1952)

Material...

ANNAPOLIS GRADUATIONS

Annapolis Graduations (1950)

Graduation ceremony at the American Naval Academy.

ONE HOUR OF TIME Issue title - MAKING GOOD

One Hour Of Time Issue Title - Making Good (1939)

Item informing people what can be achieved ins...

AUSTRALIAN CIVIL DEFENCE WORKERS

Australian Civil Defence Workers (1942)

An item showing the importance of Australian civil defence...

ATOMS FOR PEACE

Atoms For Peace (1955)

The world's atomic scientists gathered in Geneva to discuss peaceful uses of...

ROOF GARDEN

Roof Garden (1954)

Roof gardens of London on display.