• Short Summary

    Postmaster General Sir Kingsley Wood shows off a new system for telephones.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Cheaper telephones! The Postmaster General's good news for 1934 - and another British Engineering triumph."

    London.

    MS of British Postmaster General, politician Sir Kingsley Wood speaking about plans to make owning a telephone cheaper. Various shots of him pointing at a new kind of telephone pole which will help. Various shots of model of how the system will work. This is an invention of the British Post office.

    CU of British Union Jack flag flying (presumably to underline our patriotic pride).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    741.36
    Media URN:
    6837
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:08:00 / 01:47:07:00
    Canister:
    33/104

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