Time at your fingertips. Astronomer Royal opens new telephone talking clock service at Holborn Exchange.
SLATE INFORMATION: TIM MAKES HIS DEBUT
ENGLAND: London: Holborn Exchange:
Postmaster General, Major the Rt. Hon. G. C. Tryon, MP, speech launching the talking clock SOT
Long view of Major Tyron walking.
Long view machinery of talking clock beginning to work.
CU of four glass discs revolving.
CU pan. mechanism of talking clock at work
Long view of Astronomer Royal dialing.
CU of telephone being dialed.
Semi view of Astronomer Royal listening to phone and hearing clock talking.
Semi view of machinery of talking clock at work.
Front view of assembly in rome listening to talking clock. and AUDIO of clock telling the time SOT
Inventions / Communications / Personalities / Intellectuals / Sir Harold Spencer Jones (1890-1960) / Great Britain
Background: Time at your fingertips. Astronomer Royal opens new telephone talking clock service at Holborn Exchange.