Old inventions

A selection of clips for telephones, computers, and cars.

Phone In Your Car

Phone In Your Car (1959)

Car phones used by business men in Lancashire.

Eve's Wireless

Eve's Wireless (1922)

A new invention - a cross between a mobile telephone and a walkman.

Modern Telephone

Modern Telephone (1959)

Short film about invention of answering machine - watch it to see how huge they were in the 50's.

Telephone Switchboard

Telephone Switchboard (1970)

Various shots of women and men working on small telephone switchboard / exchange.

The World's Switchboard!

The World's Switchboard! (1932)

Fascinating glimpse inside London's Overseas Telephone Exchange - we get to eavesdrop on a few calls to foreign lands.

Atlantic Bridged By Voice  AKA Atlantic Bridged By A Voice

Atlantic Bridged By Voice AKA Atlantic Bridged By A Voice

History is made when communication between America and Britain is made by telephone.

Computers

Computers

Great shots of the 1970s top of the range computers - they fill a room.

West London Computer Traffic Control

West London Computer Traffic Control (1967)

Computer traffic control in London.

Electronic Brain AKA Smartest Brain Joins The Navy

Electronic Brain AKA Smartest Brain Joins The Navy (1954)

US Naval Ordnance Research Calculator the (NORC) an early computer, in operation.

Parking Problem Solved

Parking Problem Solved (1927)

A demonstration in Paris of a car with wheels that turn 90 degrees and can park anywhere.

Assembly Line Ford

Assembly Line Ford

Ford Motor Car production line in the United States of America.

U.S. Car Industry Lner

U.S. Car Industry Lner

Car factories in Detroit recall their workers to build cars for 1939. America (USA).

Novel German Motor Car

Novel German Motor Car (1920)

Footage of strange looking car being driven. Germany.

New Mini Production Line

New Mini Production Line (1966)

Production line operation in a Mini (car) factory.