• Short Summary

    Inventor E.W. Davies and his machine that plays noughts and crosses.

  • Description

    Noughts and crosses machine, Teddington, Middlesex.

    L/S sparks flashing from transformers. Various shots of National Physical Laboratory. L/S huge spark flashing. Good shots electronic apparatus.

    Various shots young inventor, E.W. Davies with his electrical noughts and crosses machine. The machine "thinks" for itself and beats Davies at games of noughts and crosses - a primitive sort of computer?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1373.28
    Media URN:
    44993
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:04:00 / 01:45:46:00
    Canister:
    NP 254

Comments (1)

  1. rhodrijohns says

    This is Donald Watts Davies (not E.W.Davies) demonstrating his noughts and crosses computer game.

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