• Short Summary

    Footage of sound recordists demonstrating how sound recordings are played back. London.

  • Description

    Echo Chamber, London.

    M/S Sound recordist and music editor at console. M/S Projectionist lacing up picture, camera pans to another projectionist walking in with track, puts track on dubber. C/U Projectionist holding track 'Music track No. 1' starts to lace up. C/U Projectionist lacing up dubber with track. M/S Projectionist turning up carbon arc and starting machine. M/S Echo chamber door opens. L/S Int Echo Chamber Technician enters and adjusts speaker. M/S Int other end chamber technician. enters with mike and cable sets up mike, goes out taking cable with him. M/S Plug box on wall tech enters. plugs in mike cable. C/U Technician plugging in mike lead.

    L/S Sound recordist and music editor at control, sound recordist turns towards patch panel. C/U Recordist turns from patch panel to control panel. M/S Two shots, recordist and music editor at console, recordist stretches out hand to push starter button. L/S Recordist at control panel completes pressing of starter button and theatre lights go out. M/S Portholes Screen beam coming on. M/S Two shots, recordist and music editor at control panel. C/U Recordists hands on controls he switches on Echo switch. M/S Speaker inside echo chamber. C/U Recordist's hands on controls, recordist turns controls to increase or decrease volume.

    M/S Sound camera operator at sound camera. Camera pans to recordist at panel through glass. C/U Sound camera operator at camera. M/S Recordist and music. editor at control panel. C/U Monitor lights flickering. C/U Recordist's hands at controls, he switches on telephone effect. M/S From behind panel, showing recordist at panel. C/U Monitor lights flickering. C/U Recordist's hands at controls. C/U Microphone on stand. C/U Recordist's hands on control panel, he switches on base control (giving voice more base). C/U Monitor lights flickering. C/U Hands at control, switches on control for giving more top to voice. C/U Recordist and music editor at controls. L/S Shooting over recordists shoulder onto screen.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:18:00 / 01:32:23:00
    NP 384

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