STK-ID 11670

Graham Bell Anniversary (Paris, Ontario, 00/08/1946): shot of diagram re world's first long distance telephone call. Sequence on brief speech by dignitary, audience listening, unveiling of plaque commemorating first long distance telephone call from Brantford to Paris, via Toronto. CU of medallion representing Alexander Graham Bell and of inscription on monument. Shots of two elders speaking and listening into replicas of the first telephone, shaking hands vigorously. Shots of Bell's homestead in Brantford and signs to that effect. CU of photograph of Alexander Graham Bell. Cut to telephone station. CUs of women working on city switchboard.


Excerpt from
Graham Bell Anniversary / Lord Rowallan in Ottawa and Toronto
Paris (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio