• Short Summary

    Girl messengers in an American office wear roller skates to zip about the building.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Rolling along! Over in Uncle Sam's land someone had a bright idea - Girl messengers had so far to go in their building they put them on roller skates!"

    United States of America.

    Various shots of girls wearing roller skates as they move about their workplace. It looks like some kind of message centre or telecommunications office as the women sitting down take messages from tubes and hand to the skating girls to deliver. M/S of two women sitting at a desk; one asks the other what she thinks of this skating idea. She replies "Well, it keeps the girls on the roll, anyway!".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1044.04
    Media URN:
    37083
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:58:00 / 01:06:51:00
    Canister:
    PT 089

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