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    Full title reads: "London to Sydney - Sydney to London. Longest Telephone Call In The World! See and hear Lord Mayor of London actually holding conversation with the Lord Mayor of Sydney - a World record - and an all-British triumph!"

    Introductory intertitle reads: "By courtesy of and arrangement with the British Post Office & Amalgamated Wireless of Australia ... these pictures are exclusive and are also the first ever to be taken in the Mansion House!"

    London.

    CU of Lord Mayor of London sitting at desk listening to telephone handset.

    Shots of various engineers listening in to the call.

    More shots of Lord Mayor listening. The Mayor is invited to visit Australia to see the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

    Shots of the construction of the Bridge and ships in the Harbour.

    More shots of Lord Mayor who replies to the invitation. Shots of engineers turning dials. The Lord Mayor reads out his message to Sydney. After

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12797
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    873.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:53:00 / 01:16:59:00
    Canister:
    31/95
    Sort Number:
    31/095
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Services Post-Christ history 1920's footage Sydney Selection, pre-WW2
  • Stills

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

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