"Locks, Bolts And - - " 1934

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    Titles read: '"Locks, bolts, and - - " other things of other days. Filmed with the co-operation of the Science Museum, South Kensington.'

    London.

    Several shots of an early safe, showing the intricate locking mechanism inside, and a huge modern safe being opened.

    We see Hook's microscope (very early model) and a modern day version. Then a counting machine invented 300 years ago and the present day adding machine. A typewriter of 1856 is contrasted with a modern machine. Someone is seen typing at great speed (looks like it is speeded up footage and is quite grainy and dark).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51832
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1624.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:31:00 / 01:27:13:00
    Canister:
    PSP 826
    Sort Number:
    PSP 826
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