Excellent footage of the Central Telegraph Office in London in operation.
Titles read: "TELE-TALES ! - A glance at the great Central Telegraph Office in London"
Good L/Ss of women operating tele-printers inside the Central Telegraph Offices. M/S and C/U of woman operating morse-key button. M/S and C/U of woman operating teleprinter machine. 'This is part of the Transmitting Room where Telegrams are sent to all parts of the Continent. Good shots of the machinery in the transmitting room. L/Ss of telegram being carried along machines on the ceiling on a mechanical arm. M/S of man sorting telegrams. C/U of telegram being dropped into a tube, a large lever is pulled. C/U of dial which on one side reads 'CHARTER TUBE' and on the other 'CLEAR TUBE'. M/S of woman emptying tray of telegrams form tubes.
C/Us of someone's hands operating a telegraph machine that has similar keys to a piano. Several shots of the cogs and wheels of machinery turning at speed. C/Us of another telegraphic machine spooling out roll of paper. The commentator says it is capable of 150 word per minute. L/S and C/U of women using a tele-writer. Good M/Ss of women at work in the phono-gram room. C/U of woman worker passing on a telegram over the phone from a Mrs Smith.