• Short Summary

    Time at your fingertips. Astronomer Royal opens new telephone talking clock service at Holborn Exchange.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: TIM MAKES HIS DEBUT

    ENGLAND: London: Holborn Exchange:
    INT
    Postmaster General, Major the Rt. Hon. G. C. Tryon, MP, speech launching the talking clock SOT

    Long view of Major Tyron walking.
    Long view machinery of talking clock beginning to work.
    CU of four glass discs revolving.
    CU pan. mechanism of talking clock at work
    Long view of Astronomer Royal dialing.
    CU of telephone being dialed.
    Semi view of Astronomer Royal listening to phone and hearing clock talking.
    Semi view of machinery of talking clock at work.
    Front view of assembly in rome listening to talking clock. and AUDIO of clock telling the time SOT

    KEYWORDS:
    Inventions / Communications / Personalities / Intellectuals / Sir Harold Spencer Jones (1890-1960) / Great Britain
    Background: Time at your fingertips. Astronomer Royal opens new telephone talking clock service at Holborn Exchange.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACODTYNAP3CXQXWVTHS3I9KCPO
    Media URN:
    VLVACODTYNAP3CXQXWVTHS3I9KCPO
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1936
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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