Listening Post! 1940

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This version transferred using mute and neg tracks. Use combined print version for better quality - tape id: 1196.30 (see separate record).

Titles read: "LISTENING POST!"

M/S radio aerial on building. Various shots of BBC technicians at work at the machines which record broadcasts...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
41320
Sort Number:
PT 510
Time in/Out:
01:45:38:00 / 01:47:32:00
Canister:
PT 510
Film ID:
1196.26
Issue Date:
08/01/1940

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