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  • Short Summary

    Telegraph sent by King George V travels around the world in 80 seconds.

  • Description

    Wembley, London.

    Title: "ROUND THE WORLD IN 80 SECS. The King's telegram - which took exactly the time the pencil takes in this picture".

    C/U of King George V's telegram, sent by The Eastern Telegraph Company Ltd. C/U of a map of the world folded into a cylinder, a pencil traces a line around the cylinder marking the exact time and distance the telegraph travelled in.

    Intertitle: "Meet Henry Ernest Annals - the Telegraph Boy and hero of the day!"

    C/U of Henry dressed in his Telegraph boy uniform.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    338.24
    Media URN:
    24364
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:46:00 / 01:43:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1080

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