Malcolm Hamer explains how a manual telephone exchange operates, using the example of the Alexandra Palace exchange.
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Duration: 00:01:53
Contributor(s): Malcolm Hamer
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Footage description: Close-up of the telephone exchange equipment, showing operators moving wired plugs to different jacks. Camera moves to show the row of exchange operators. Camera pans out to show the operators working. Various views of the exchange and the operators, while presenter Malcolm Hamer provides voice-over.
Master programe code and title: T321/09 Telephone switching 2
Master programme production number: 00525_5228
Available to public: yes