Good shots of the Chinese phone exchange in Chinatown in San Franscisco.
SLATE INFORMATION: HOLDEE LINE PLEASE City copes with Chinatown's 17,000 'phones in practical manner.
U.S.A.: California: San Francisco:
Pan. down chinese building. Travel shot entering building to telephone girls at work. Back view of telephone girls at work, Cu. of Telephone operator talking. Cu..of China man looking up number in telephone book. Side view of telephone operator plugging number. Long view chinese woman picks up phone, cu. of chinese grocer answering phone. CU. of small chinese girl talking into telephone. Elev. top view of telephone girls at work at exchange.
Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about chinese telephone exchange. Telephone girl says that the telephone girls know by heart the Names & telephone numbers of 2,200 Chinese subscribers and speak in five Chinese Dialects. Chinese talking by man, woman and small girl.
United States of America; Ethnic Minorities; Period Attitudes; Chinese; Telephones; Communications; San Francisco
Background: Good shots of the Chinese phone exchange in Chinatown in San Franscisco.