• Short Summary

    Recruiting film with Richard Massingham, to entice woman to become telephone operators.

  • Description

    Ministry of Information public information trailer - Operator!

    Location unknown.

    MS man (Richard Massingham) in suit at desk (meant to look like a civil servant) on telephone. Montage of CUs of women's faces dissolving into one another as he spells out the word telephone giving a piece of information about the job with each letter. Titles: "Operator!" and "London - apply to the Telephone Staff Controller, Waterloo Bridge House, SE1. Provinces - apply to your local Head Post office."

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 48/17.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2921.11
    Media URN:
    84314
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:11:00 / 01:12:09:00
    Canister:
    48/17 (TRAILERS)

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