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  • Short Summary

    Footage of new British Rail computer.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Computer for British Rail.

    Mr Hanks Chairman of Western Area Board BTC. is shown computer at work. M/S and L/S girl operating computer. M/S and C/U of Mr Hanks watching operator punching card by small machine for any alterations, deductions etc. M/S Mark Sensing punch which punches holes (in card to be fed to Computer) from a Graphite markings of account office. C/U operator feeding and removing cards. M/S and C/U girl operator of computer brings computed card to machine which from types out pay slips. C/U pay slips being printed. L/S cards fed to computer. C/U operator removing cards. M/S looking at works.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2574.29
    Media URN:
    69333
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:13:00 / 01:59:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 3023 F

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "BTC" referred to is the British Transport Commission.

    "Mr Hanks" is Mr R F Hanks.

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