• Short Summary

    Typing competition in the United States of America.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Full titles read: "High speed tappers show off the gentle art of super key pushing."

    L/S of numerous typists sitting next to each other taking part in a typing competition. A whistle is blow to mark the start of the competition. Several shots of the competitors tapping furiously at the keyboard.

    Intertitle reads: "But, when 1880 meets 1930 !"

    M/S of an old man sitting next to women typist. He turns to the women and says, "I'll show you how we did it in 1880." She replies "And I'll show you how we do it in 1930." The two typists start tapping away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1018.22
    Media URN:
    36815
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:32:00 / 01:58:31:00
    Canister:
    PT 031

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