• Short Summary

    Recent severe electric storms in America now attributed to sunspots. Atlantic radio, long-distance telephones and?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Sunspots Play Queer Tricks in America

    USA: New York:
    EXT
    Gen. view man wearing headphones at radio-control room panel.
    Gen. view control room..men at work.
    CU man plugging in on switchboard.
    Gen. view man at switchboard.
    CU hand at control panel.
    CU flash on board.
    Semi view girls at telephone switchboard.
    Gen. view men plug in on switchboard.
    CU & semi CU diagram..showing sun & Earth & path of electrons.
    Gen. view transmission supervisors working in control room.
    Gen. view transmitting room.
    Semi view map showing areas in black of U.S. without radio.
    CU sign 'Overseas Telephone - Radio Transmitting Station - American Telephone & Telegraph Company - Long Lines Department'.
    Gen. view transmitting masts.
    Semi view A.P. wire-photo room (Associated Press).
    Semi CU radio pictures receiver.
    Still radio picture of monkey & baby.
    Gen. view & CU wedding group radio picture..showing bad transmission.

    United States of America; Environment; Communications
    Background: Recent severe electric storms in America now attributed to sunspots. Atlantic radio, long-distance telephones and other communications suffer considerable interference.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAU2XH0AODAODA12KC6UAFFF9
    Media URN:
    VLVAU2XH0AODAODA12KC6UAFFF9
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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