• Short Summary

    Item showing how photographs are sent around the world via photo-telegraphy apparatus.

  • Description

    Photo-telegraphy.

    London.

    Various shots of demonstration of the apparatus used for wireless pictures - showing photograph on revolving drum. The man sends signals to tell the receiver the photo is coming. M/S as he adjust dials, etc. M/S wireless mast superimposed over sea, scene dissolves to drum revolving and picking up pictures. A man removes the photograph received by wireless from drum and looks at it.

    Note: prototype of the fax machine?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1241.30
    Media URN:
    34024
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:00:00 / 01:55:29:00
    Canister:
    NP 173

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