• Short Summary

    Inventor John Sargrove and the mass production of his radio invention by machines.

  • Description

    Surrey.

    Robot radio. Various shots of inventor John Sargrove working blueprint for his new invention: a radio that is easy to mass produce. He sits at a desk in front of a blackboard with diagram on it, we see him drawing on blueprint with compasses and looking at models of radio.

    On shop floor of radio / wireless factory. Various shots of machines involved in assembly line style manufacture of the radios. Most of the industrial process is automated, only a few workers operate the machines. M/S female factory worker fitting completed radio into its case.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1261.35
    Media URN:
    34180
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:40:00 / 01:56:24:00
    Canister:
    NP 221

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