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The World At Your Call
Description: 1950's film about how people in different locations around the world stay in touch through the telephone.
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Clip #: TFA-105C
Length: 8:55
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
State: New York
City: New York
Subject: Communications
Original: 35mm
1950s, globe, ship passing near shore, car driving, airplane in flight, train, train passengers seated in lounge car with woman picking up telephone receiver, map showing signals beaming down to New England, White Mountains, cars driving on mountain road, rowboat on water underneath mountain peak, car driving on country road, man looking at heart and initials carved into tree, man placing telephone call to New Orleans, Louisiana, map showing signals transmitting from New England to New Orleans, woman seated in armchair talking on telephone, Mardi Gras, parade, people dressed in costumes riding floats, street scenes, French Quarter architecture, map showing signals transmitting from New Orleans to Washington D.C., United States Capitol Building, Washington Monument, National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, man seated at desk in office, man picking up telephone receiver and calling secretary, man asking secretary to check on reservations at ranch, secretary pressing button on telephone and dialing, map showing signals transmitting from Washington D.C. to out West, ranch desk clerk in Western clothing talking on telephone to secretary about reservation, trail ride in country with people riding Western style, map showing signals transmitting up to Oregon, Columbia River, Cascade Range, Cascades, evergreen forests, Mount Hood, man leaning against car reading letter and getting into car, map showing signals transmitting from Oregon to Florida, St. Augustine, family gathered in living room with woman talking on telephone, man hanging up telephone and kissing woman on forehead, woman handing wrapped present to woman, Old City Gates, horse drawn carriage, Old City Walls, Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, woman drinking water from spring, Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, map showing signals transmitting from Florida to England, London, Palace of Westminster, Houses of Parliament, Changing of the Guard, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, man sitting at desk in office smoking pipe and talking on telephone, map showing signals transmitting from London to New York, New York City, ship passing underneath Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan, New York City cityscape, skyscrapers, street scenes, traffic, taxis, taxicabs, aerial cityscapes, Chrysler Building, aerial panorama Manhattan cityscape, transmission tower, overhead power lines, telephone switchboard, switchboard operators, globe

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