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OFFICE WORKERS

Office Workers (1970-1979)

People working in a modern office.

TELEPHONE SWITCHBOARD

Telephone Switchboard (1970-1979)

Various shots of women and men working on small telephone switchboard /...

TELEPHONE TRAILER

Telephone Trailer (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging women to apply for jobs as telephone...

ROME: AUTO TELEPHONE

Rome: Auto Telephone (1949)

Kerbside telephone installation in Naples. (Not Rome as the title implies).

RIDING WITH BRITISH TANKS

Riding With British Tanks (1944)

Shots of British soldiers on tanks.

LONDON TELEPHONE EXCHANGE

London Telephone Exchange (1970)

Women at work at London telephone exchange.

POST OFFICE SWITCHBOARD

Post Office Switchboard (1971)

Post office switchboard with telephone girls at work.

PRINTED CIRCUITS UK

Printed Circuits UK (1960-1969)

Printed circuits are made by machine and hand in a factory.

"Time, Please!" (1940)

A look at the machinery that works Rome's speaking clock.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 442 - reel 2 of 2 - PUB PARROT, AMATEUR ORCHID GROWER...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 442 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Pub Parrot, Amateur Orchid Grower... (1963)

Cuts...

THE PYLON MEN

The Pylon Men (1966)

Skill and teamwork go into the dangerous job of building electricity pylons.

WIRELESS MAST

Wireless Mast (1920-1921)

Workmen in Nallen, Germany climb up the world's tallest wireless tower as part of...

999 HAS NEW HOME aka NEW 999 INFORMATION ROOM AT SCOTLAND YARD

999 Has New Home AKA New 999 Information Room At Scotland Yard (1957)

New centre for responding...

VIDEOPHONE

Videophone (1970)

Footage of the new videophone being demonstrated. Taplow, Buckinghamshire.

LAYING PHONE LINE

Laying Phone Line (1944)

Men in amphibious crafts laying phone lines in flooded area.

RADIO CONTROLLED TAXIS aka TAXI SIR ?

Radio Controlled Taxis AKA Taxi Sir ? (1950)

In Cambridge, taxis give instructions over radio where...

SCOTLAND YARD CONTROL ROOM

Scotland Yard Control Room (1960)

The Scotland Yard control room in London

CAN YOU BELIEVE YOUR EARS?

Can You Believe Your Ears? (1934)

A little quiz asks us to guess what different sounds are, played...

EFFICIENCY

Efficiency (1934)

A film about psychological test been carried out to discover what jobs people are best...

BACKSTAGE SCENES

Backstage Scenes (1927)

Good shots of theatre audience and backstage scenes including actors and theatre...

FIRE BRIGADE USING RADIO COMMUNICATIONS

Fire Brigade Using Radio Communications (1920)

The London Fire Brigade demonstrates how it can use...

TELEPHONE RECORDER issue title is UP AND DOING

Telephone Recorder Issue Title Is Up And Doing (1939)

A device that attaches to telephones which...

NEWS FROM THE CZECHS

News From The Czechs (1965)

A helicopter lays cables, and houses are demolished for new motorway....

TELLY TELEPHONE

Telly Telephone (1967)

A new video telephone enables callers to see each other. Taplow

TELEPHONE RECIPE SERVICE

Telephone Recipe Service (1967)

An information centre provides recipes over the telephone.

FIVE WEEKS UP THE POLE?

Five Weeks Up The Pole? (1966)

A Birmingham man spends five weeks sitting in a barrel up a high pole.

PERFORMING DOG

Performing Dog (1967)

National obedience dog champion, Flash, in action.

LAYING TELEPHONE LINE

Laying Telephone Line (1945)

Footage of American soldiers laying telephone line.

KOREA: ATTACK CONTINUES

Korea: Attack Continues (1951)

Footage of the continuing war in Korea.

YOUNG CHILDREN IMPERSONATE OLD AGE PENSIONERS

Young Children Impersonate Old Age Pensioners (1955)

Young schoolboys acting as adults, reading...

AIDS FOR A BETTER LIFE

Aids For A Better Life (1961)

Silly suggestions for making everyday 'annoyances' better eg portable...

TV TELEPHONE

Tv Telephone (1963)

An item about a futuristic form of communication.

TELEGRAPH POLE PLANTER

Telegraph Pole Planter (1965)

Post Office machine that makes planting telegraph poles much easier,...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 598 - reel 2 of 2 - THE PYLON MEN and STAGE STRUCK...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 598 - Reel 2 Of 2 - The Pylon Men And Stage Struck... (1966)

Out...

THE RADIO PATROL

The Radio Patrol (1934)

Morse code messages are sent to a police car when a woman is mugged in...

"Hello Girls" Of Chinatown (1929)

Telephone exchange in Chinatown, San Francisco operated by lots of...

POLICE!

Police! (1939)

A look at the new emergency telephone boxes with a direct line to the police in South...

NICE WAY TO BE ARRESTED

Nice Way To Be Arrested (1921)

Women councillors arrange to be arrested as part of a demonstration...

LONDON'S AIR DEFENSES aka LONDON'S AIR DEFENCES

London's Air Defenses AKA London's Air Defences (1923)

A look at antiaircraft guns and how the...

MOBILE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE

Mobile Telephone Exchange (1938)

Postmaster General inaugurates first mobile telephone exchange,...

HYDE PARK CLOSED

Hyde Park Closed (1926)

The effects of the General Strike on life in Great Britain.

ARMY HELPS GPO

Army Helps GPO (1940)

Men of the signal Corps. work to repair damage to telephone wires.

HERMES GOES TO WORK

Hermes Goes To Work (1957)

Harwell shows its latest isotope separator, Hermes, in action.

PHONE IN YOUR CAR

Phone In Your Car (1959)

Car phones used by business men in Lancashire.

GPO TOWER TUNNEL

GPO Tower Tunnel (1967)

Engineers at work in a tunnel under the Post Office Tower in London.

DAVE AND DUSTY - PHONE BOX

Dave And Dusty - Phone Box (1949)

Little boy with dog makes faces at woman in phone box as she is...

SOUNDPROOF ROOM

Soundproof Room (1953)

Tests are carried out in a soundproof room at Post Office Engineering Research...

IMPROVED TELEPHONE DIRECTORY IN THE MAKING

Improved Telephone Directory In The Making (1945)

New printing and binding techniques on show in...

LONDON NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY

London North Eastern Railway (1946)

Great film of men at work in control room plus trains and crowds...

TELEPHONE OPERATORS

Telephone Operators (1930)

Women in period and futuristic costumes operating telephone switchboard.