Description: ARCHIVAL B/W: LATE 1930'S EARLY 1940'S, color: 1950's PHONE COMPANY MOVIES, B/W & COLOR SWITCHBOARD OPERATORS, BEGINNING OF COMMUNICATION, SCIENTISTS AT WORK, TECHNOLOGY ETC...; B/W- talking head, pov car driving along New England countryside, pov driver, FULL SERVICE, gas station attendant approaches camera; B/W- attendant filling car up w/ gas, old fashioned telephone on wall, men have phone conversation, ext. 50's gas station; B/W- man servicing switchboard, operator on phone, men at conference, men on phone, switchboard operator; B/W-man talking on the phone w/ the operator, finger pointing at old rotary telephone; B/W- old fashioned rotary telephone on desk, cu phone speaker, men at conference; B/W- ext. Trinity cathedral in Cleveland, cu hands tying wire, installer working w/ the wiring system, man playing the organ; B/W- man is called to the telephone various times, walks back & forth, int. church, m/s altar, cu watch on man's wrist; B/W- cu old fashioned rotaty telephone, light flashes when phone rings, man answers the phone; B/W- girl in bed, sleeping, young girls enjoying themselves at the movies, having popcorn, couple on rowboat in the park; B/W- girl walking in the park, alarm clock wakes girl up, girl turns alarm clock off and goes back to sleep; B/W- girl in closet choosing what to wear, girl putting lipstick on, girl looks at herself in the mirror & smiles; B/W- girl in office, filing & pulling paper paperwork from drawers, does not seem happy with what she was doing, not a fulfilling job; B/W- girl at kitchen table having breakfast, drinking coffee & reading the newspaper, girl gets employment application; B/W- job interviews, girl getting a physical check-up, woman speaking to group of young women, recruitment speech; B/W- switchboard operators, various scenes, woman training young girl on switchboard operating, var. scenes of operators; B/W- switchboard installer, line man, bill clerk, front desk teller, telephone mfg., assembly line, switchboard operators; B/W- cu switchboard w/ signals lighting up, operators at work, girls w/ headsets, var. switchboard operators; B/W- telephone poles/lines, boy runs down stairs to answer the phone, woman takes the phone & dials the operator, operators at work; B/W- pan telephone lines, man in room unpacking his suitcase, man lies on the bed to answer the phone; B/W- father talks w/ son on the phone, boy gets happy w/ his conversation w/ dad, man taking phone order, pan telephone lines; B/W-doctor on the phone with a patient, calls traveling from one place to another, little girl talking on the phone; B/W- young man smoking seems restless, young man puts hand on the phone but hesitates to answer, finally he receives good news; B/W- switchboard operator activity, various scenes, cu hands inserting cables into switchboard, var., tilt down hi-rise bldg.; B/W- pan telephone operators at work, 'the end', COLOR- man writing a letter, animated images of early transmission of speech; COLOR- animated vaccum tubes/amplifiers, news headlines of the trans-continental telephone line completion; COLOR- men at conference, animation of how five different conversations are transmitted on one pair of wires w/ carrier system; COLOR- animation of years passing by (1918-1927), animation of the negative feedback amplifier that corrected distorted signals; COLOR- animation of the development of the coaxial cable, men discussing further research in development of the coaxial cable; COLOR- men laying coaxial cable, cameraman, tilt up communications tower, animated radar transmitting radio waves; COLOR- animated microwave radio relay transmitting radio waves, animated radio waves, rain & snow interfering w/ the waves; COLOR-switchboard operator at work, int. telephone office w/ automatic equipment, various operators w/ headsets; COLOR- man dialing a call, talking on the phone, int. mfg. plant, ext. Bell telephone laboratory in NJ, scientists look in microscope; COLOR- scientist at blackboard explaining his theory, scientists at work, vaccum tubes, experiments, formulas, etc...; B/W- awarding ceremony, COLOR- int. electronic central office, woman puts glasses on, B/W- archival movie making activity; B/W- phonograph (for early sound movies), early television, cu revolving disc, WWII action, sonar plane, COLOR-rocket launch, missiles, sound experiment in which woman wears mannequin head on top of her own, one of those wacky silly images, mainframe computers; COLOR- scientist at work w/ optical laser, men communicating through tv monitors which look like old early television sets, futuristic housewife of the future shopping for meat through the tv; COLOR- rocket launch, man talking on the phone, satellite, rocket traveling to space, satellite dish, man looks into microscope; COLOR- atom seen thru microscope, man seems pensive, scientists doing research, animated earth, out of space & communication ;
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