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  • Short Summary

    The London Fire Brigade demonstrates how it can use the modern the wireless telephone

  • Description

    London.

    Intertitle: "WONDER OF THE WIRELESS TELEPHONE. London Fire Brigade in important experiments - establish connection with Headquarters from 'seat of fire' in less than 60 seconds".

    M/S of a small fire truck speeding down a suburban street, the fire truck stops and the firemen unpack equipment from the boot. They are watched by a group of men, one is taking photographs - presumably they are journalists. Panning shot follows one fire officer as he runs down the street, he shins up a lamp post and fixes an electrical wire to it. M/S of a man in a bowler hat unravelling wire from the boot of the truck. C/U of a man in civilian clothes demonstrating how to use a radio installed in the boot of the truck as fire officers look on.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    212.11
    Media URN:
    21536
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:14:00 / 01:14:19:00
    Canister:
    G 675

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