• Short Summary

    Tests are carried out in a soundproof room at Post Office Engineering Research Station.

  • Description

    Soundproof room.

    The Post Office Engineering Research Station carries out tests to reduce noise in telephone earpieces. Location of events unknown.

    M/S man sat in electric chair in padded room, camera pans up and down him and across to a loudspeaker. C/U wall made from fibreglass in muslin bags. L/S as the door opens and a man walks in. Various shots as the man attaches microphone and other instruments to the other man's head and ears. C/U of the man's ear, with needle sticking into it. M/S man working controls and amplifier. M/S man checking controls and writing in book. C/U Cathode-ray shows screen sequences moving across it. L/S man seated in soundproof room.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1605.09
    Media URN:
    51491
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:21:00 / 01:16:28:00
    Canister:
    NP 482

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