• Short Summary

    Labour saving devices for office workers on display at Olympia.

  • Description

    Business Efficiency Exhibition at Olympia, London.

    Top shot exhibition of labour saving devices / inventions for offices. Various shots girl typing on Instant Decimalisation Calculating machine. L/S exhibition with businessmen looking at various automatic typewriters. Zoom out from C/U to show automatic typewriter working. C/U small control panel alongside typewriter, pan down to more push-button controls. Zoom back to another automatic typewriter. M/S "hoverchair" in action - it is a executive's chair on an air-filled cushion. C/U empty typist's chair alongside desk, pan to businessman sitting at desk talking into Dictaphone. C/Us of Dictaphone. M/S girl working computer. C/U girl's hands pressing keyboard. C/U of computer screen showing railway timetable. C/U pan small coin counter and bagger. M/S man putting piece of paper into remote control signature signer. C/U machine automatically writing out signature. M/S man sitting in hoverchair and floating around. C/U ditto.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2043.20
    Media URN:
    56450
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:44:00 / 01:33:53:00
    Canister:
    67/81

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