Titles read: '"Locks, bolts, and - - " other things of other days. Filmed with the co-operation of the Science Museum, South Kensington.'
Several shots of an early safe, showing the intricate locking mechanism inside, and a huge modern safe being opened.
We see Hook's...
Typing competition in the United States of America.
Communication technology in action - cables which span the Atlantic and a "siphon recorder".
Item about the process involved in counting the results of a national census.
Woman demonstrates a typewriter in the boot of her car.
A look at all the processes involved in mail order shopping from receipt of order to despatch.
Footage of copying machine in use at an officer in London.
Blind young man is helped by his friend / guide - no soundtrack.
German businessmen take a leaf out of America's book and treat their secretaries like royalty!