Item title reads - Time, Please!
Various shots of Big Ben. M/S of a diagram showing an ancient sundial. M/S of a weight swinging, this worked the early clocks. The mainspring was invented in 16th century and this enabled portable clocks to be made. Various shots of unusual clocks, including...
Out takes ( rushes, cuts ) for stories in CP 574.
Interesting item about how the speaking clock works, in the days when you just dialled 'TIM' for 'time'.
A look at the machinery that works Rome's speaking clock.
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Irving Kay impersonates Albert Whelan's whistling and whistles some Viennese waltzes.
Item showing machinery which ensures time signals and speaking clock are correct.
A documentary tracing the history of 35 years of musicals on film.