• Short Summary

    Clerkenwell marriage bureau uses computer to match couples.

  • Description

    No title. Computer marriages - Operation Match. Computer matched couples get together in Clerkenwell, London.

    C/U computer operating to match couples at marriage bureau. M/S girl typing cards which are fed into the computer. C/U girl typing, pan up to show cards being punched. M/S girl typing, she takes card from machine. M/S girl feeding cards into computer. C/U box containing cards which read "Females". M/S computer working, showing flashing light. C/U flashing lights on computer. C/U of numbers flicking over on computer. L/S the computer room.

    Interior of pub / night club: there is party being held for couples that have been matched by the computer. M/S ditto. M/S party showing couples drinking and mingling. C/U married couple who were matched by computer. C/U of the man's hand resting on the girl's shoulder, showing his wedding ring. M/S of the couple talking together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2059.02
    Media URN:
    56693
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:34:00 / 01:01:20:00
    Canister:
    68/29

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