STK-ID 23575

Bell centennial (06/03/1947): several shots of commemorative stamps being printed, hands mailing letters, man cancelling stamped envelopes by hand. Exterior shot of Henderson House. Several exterior shots of Bell's house in Tutela Heights, various signs referring to Bell, his inventions, including the telephone. CU of photo of Bell Telephone Memorial with AG Bell on steps. Slow montage with dissolves of 1877, 1890, 1893, 1928 and 1947 telephones. CU of early advertisement for the telephone, year 1879. CU of oil portrait of Bell by Philip Panneton. Interior of Bell's house, railing on which Bell wound coils of wire, hole through which wire was threaded. Frederick Johnson, President of Bell Telephone Company of Canada talking to Edinburgh. CUs of map of Great Britain, of Edinburgh, Bell's birthplace. Shots of Johnson with Lionel Chevrier. Shot of CJ Mackenzie, JAD McCurdy.


Excerpt from
Sleet Storm Cripples Hydro Power
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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Available resolutions
720 x 486