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  • Description

    Full titles read: "Teleprinter. As a result of the development of the teleprinter by the Post Office, instead of competing on somewhat unequal terms, telephony & telegraphy have emerged as complementary services."

    London.

    Various shots show an office in London where a secretary places a call to Edinburgh. In both offices the secretaries switch their phone lines from telephone to their teleprinter machines and a telegram is printed out. The London secretary types the message on her machine and it is printed out in Edinburgh; another copy is printed on the London machine.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37146
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1048.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:44:00 / 01:34:30:00
    Canister:
    PT 101
    Sort Number:
    PT 101
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Telegrams Typography
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. vintagevolts says

    It's like the early computer BBS days, transmitting typewritten data decades BEFORE the home computer golden days of the 1970s and 1980s!

    Jeff Salzman
    VintageVolts

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