G.P.O. GLASGOW

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Subjects:

  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: G.P.O. GLASGOW

Reference number: 5446

Date: 1961c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studio]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.56 mins

Description: Film showing functions of the telephone exchange, enquiries and repair.

Shotlist: ints. women (and occasional man) operating the telephone switch board, arranged in long rows DAY SERVICE TIME TO ANSWER, LAST MONTH 8.0 SECS, THIS MONTH SO FAR 7.2 SECS, TODAYS DATE 2 (1.13) women using directories (1.33) man servicing switch board, wearing a headlamp; exts.man replacing dial in a telephone box, affixes a poster advertising 100 call for operator (2.29)