Interesting item about how the speaking clock works, in the days when you just dialled 'TIM' for 'time'.
A man dials 'TIM' then we hear and see the workings of the speaking clock.
Car phones used by business men in Lancashire.
Debate on how far phone tapping can go.
A new invention - a cross between a mobile telephone and a walkman.
Little boy with dog makes faces at woman in phone box as she is talking too much.
Men of the signal Corps. work to repair damage to telephone wires.
Item shows what happens after an emergency call is made to Police telephone exchange.
Ministry of Information trailer asking public to minimise telephone use.
A look at the history of the telephone and the improvements which have been made.
Post office switchboard with telephone girls at work.
Short film about invention of answering machine - watch it to see how huge they were in the 50's.
Various shots of women and men working on small telephone switchboard / exchange.
Item showing machinery which ensures time signals and speaking clock are correct.
Fascinating glimpse inside London's Overseas Telephone Exchange - we get to eavesdrop on a few calls to foreign lands.
A look around trunk telephone exchange in disused Underground tunnels beneath Holborn.