• Short Summary

    Postmaster General inaugurates first mobile telephone exchange, Northweald, Essex.

  • Description

    Item title reads - First mobile telephone exchange.

    Northweald, Essex.

    M/S pan across the mobile exchange. M/S of Postmaster General, Major Tryon, making a speech. M/S as he opens the door of the unit and speaks into the telephone inside. This mobile unit could replace permanent exchanges which have been damaged. M/S as the van drives away. M/S as man climbs telegraph pole to connect it up, and another attaches a pipe to the back of the van. M/S as they open the door.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    991.44
    Media URN:
    18420
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:46:00 / 01:40:36:00
    Canister:
    38/99

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