• Short Summary

    A look at the machinery that works Rome's speaking clock.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Pathetone Lightens The 'Blackout' With - "TIME, PLEASE!"'

    Rome, Italy.

    Various shots of cogs turning in machinery at a telephone exchange. Commentator explains this is the headquarters of Rome's 'speaking clock' and talks about how the machine works. Montage of shots showing people picking up telephones calling the speaking clock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1198.07
    Media URN:
    41433
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:59:00 / 01:13:13:00
    Canister:
    PT 513

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