• Short Summary

    Television studio in Alexandra Palace, London.

  • Description

    London.

    Several shots around the new experimental television studio. A girl is filmed to demonstrate cameras and TV at work. Various shots showing erecting the television aerial at Alexandra Palace, London. Aerial goes high up on the top of the tower. Various shots inside studios, staff restaurant, director in his office, technicians at work, cameramen, make up, control room, etc.

    (35 mm Pos.)

    Cataloguer's note - Year not found in the old record although the item suggests that it is 1938 when the first public television recording takes place.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3338.03
    Media URN:
    91907
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:13:00 / 01:13:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 4616 B

Comments (1)

  1. WhiteJam says

    RE: Cataloguer's notes, the correct date is 1936. The BBC leased the south-east wing of Alexandra Palace in 1935 and the mast was constructed in 1936 ahead of the first transmission on 2nd November 1936.

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