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Beyond All Barriers
Description: A Bell Telephone film about the history of communication and how modern communications is improving the quality of life around the world.

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Clip #: TFA-81B
Length: 28:11
Year: 1965
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1960s
Subject: Telephone
Original: 16mm
telephones, telephone operators, long distance phone calls, pan across cloudy blue sky, photos of Alexander Graham Bell and his attempts to fly, and hydrofoil boats, animals communicating, swamps, Angkor Wat temple, stone carvings, Machu Picchu, Peru, pyramids in Egypt, hieroglyphics, Acropolis, Athens, greek temples, Chartre Cathedral, stained glass windows, Guatemala Incan ruins, modren street in India, skyscrapers, jet plane taking off, Aswan dam, agriculture, submarine under icecap, rocket launch, chemical laboratory, radio telescope, cable ship laying ocean cable, minaret, African drummers, threshing wheat, building adobe house, washing in river, shanty town, plowing with bulls in Bolivia , Altoplano, llamas grazing, tall radio tower, Maryknoll school of the air, man speaking lesson in spanish, transitor radio, outdoor school, school, boy reading and boy typing in braille, teachr leading class in song and clapping, schoolgirls singing, television camera, SS Pickering in Thailand, showing animated educational film to villagers about farming, horticulturist teaching native farmer, woman talking into microphone, teaching pronunciation, airplane motor, pilot on radio, cockpit, Ethiopia airlines, nurse treating baby, Thailand raising a telephone pole, splicing cables, teaching telephone technology, Voice of America antennas, people listening to radios, United Nations building, telephone operators, faces of people around the world

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