• Short Summary

    A look inside the Automobile Association control room, London.

  • Description

    Automobile Association AA control room, London.

    LS clerks in seated around rotating drum in middle of busy office. Drum has shelves of books and notices on it. CU drum stopping at following notice "Temporary diversion 5 miles East Bishops Stortford - tree across road". MS male clerk at phone. CU female clerk on phone, she writes something on map. CU clerks hand pointing at map. MS clerks exchanging weather report, one gets up from desk and marks up visibility on map. CU hand marking up notes on map. CU map, hand writes something. CU breakdown sheet, hand writing: "No spare tyre". MS clerk giving breakdown sheet to another clerk. CU clerk marking breakdown on map and giving instructions on phone. CU map. CU same clerk puts down phone and starts to write. MS female clerk opening filing cabinet. She places file into cabinet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3398.24
    Media URN:
    92533
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/2051
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:12:00 / 01:44:43:00
    Canister:
    NP 378

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