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    Full title reads: "London. G.P.O's Research Station. New wonder house of experiment and invention for the improvement of telephonic and telegraphic communication, opened by the Prime Minister."

    Dollis Hill research Station, London.

    Sir Kingsley Wood the Post Master General, makes speech thanking Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald for coming to the opening GPO (General Post Office) telephone and telegraph Research Station.

    Shots of various technical apparatus being used by workers at the testing centre.

    More shots of speech. Pan along plinth above door reading Post Office Research Station.

    Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald gets up to speak. Cut aways to show exteriors of buildings. Various shots of research equipment.

    N.B. Spelling for search purposes - Ramsey MacDonald.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6724
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    737.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:21:00 / 01:12:40:00
    Canister:
    33/86
    Sort Number:
    33/086
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Codebreakers (BBC) British Postal Service Schools Project
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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