Miss E. W. Cain wins the Post Office's Golden Voice competition and becomes the voice of the first talking clock.
Item title reads - The Golden Voice. Miss E. W. Cain wins the Post Office competition.
M/S of Miss E. W. Cain sat at a switchboard reading poetry into the mouthpiece, other operators sit behind her. M/S of Postmaster General Major Tryon thanking the judges. M/S as the camera pans across the judges who are, Stuart Hibberd of the BBC (British Broadcasting Company / Corporation), Dame Sybil Thorndike, John Masefield, the Poet Laureate, Mrs Atkinson, chosen as the perfect telephone subscriber, and Lord Iliffe, they are all listening to Miss Cain speak through the telephone. Hibberd asks Sybil what she thinks of her voice and she says it's charming with a good sense of rhythm. M/S of Miss Cain reading out the time.