Titles read: 'Pathetone Lightens The 'Blackout' With - "TIME, PLEASE!"'
Various shots of cogs turning in machinery at a telephone exchange. Commentator explains this is the headquarters of Rome's 'speaking clock' and talks about how the machine works. Montage of shots...
A pastiche of scenes from Metropolis - Sammy and Sausage perform some experiments.
A new invention - a cross between a mobile telephone and a walkman.
A device that attaches to telephones which records numbers and times of calls made.
Good footage of engineers performing various tests on telephones at the Post Office Training School.
Televisions used in Manchester bank so clients can view statements housed in different offices.
How timber and bricks are transported - various machinery is demonstrated at Surrey Docks.
A new automatic ploughing machine is demonstrated.
Kerbside telephone installation in Naples. (Not Rome as the title implies).
A whale basks in Simonstown Bay, a submarine lifesaving device and a Swedish electric car.
A torch fits in gas mask boxes for the blackout, a cycle valet and a new bicycle from Turin.
A new 'Egg-O-Matic' vending machine in action at a farm near Chichester, West Sussex.
Brilliant film about teaching foreign students (and yokels) to speak the "King's English" - superb!
Mighty bed - get it and you won't need to get up. Rather like the Internet but more comfortable.
People wait in the streets for link up, Mayor Cagnasso speaks on the phone to US via Telstar.
The International Radio Medical Station in Rome assists ill people on board ships at sea.
New innovative design for car park of the future. Bexley Heath in Kent.
Short film about invention of answering machine - watch it to see how huge they were in the 50's.
Early fax machines used by Sussex Police in Lewes to catch thief of stolen vehicle.
News in a Nutshell - a new auto gyro, the launch of the talking clock, President Roosevelt on his yacht, a ship launch, and American Olympic team leaving for Berlin.
News in brief from around the World.
Harold Wilson inspects dress designs in Rayon; plug in telephones by the road in Naples.
Grape picking in Italy, a foot measuring machine and underwater shots of steamship Marigo.
A Post Museum opens in Budapest, Hungary.
The Queen makes Trunk phone call from the exchange in Bristol to Lord Provost of Edinburgh.