New Computer For Army 1963

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    Chilwell, Nr. Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    MS. The Secretary of State for War, Joseph Godber at microphone at the opening of computer building at Chilwell. GV. Crowd watching with top military brass and the Mayor of the area. Various shots of section of crowd. MS. Mr Godber unveiling plaque on wall outside computer centre. Various shots of Mr Godber seated at main control panel of computer. MS. Mr Godber looking at computer working. GV. Girls seated in modern typist pool. MS. & CU. Typist at work typing the information into computer and the punch card coming out of typewriter. MS. Signs on wall "Punch Room" and "Computer Room". BGV. Modern building which houses the computer. CU. Opening plaque 'Automatic Data Processing Installation' - this is the official title of building. Various shots of the computer at work, cards being fed in, magnetic tape that stores the information and large sheets of paper from which the information can be read.

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    Date found in the old record - 16/10/1965.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    88429
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3139.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 3831 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3831 A
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