ACMI Identifier
000013
Title
80 channels under the sea
Creator & Role
Supreme Sound Studios, production company
Ted Holliday, producer
Max Lemon, director
Place of Production
Australia
Creation Date
1962
Colour
Colour
Sound / Audio
Sound
Duration
00:23:00
Language
English
Description
Tells in simple terms, the story of the manufacture and laying of the first stage of the Commonwealth Pacific Cable across the Tasman Sea between Bondi and Auckland and the advantages that this new 80 channel coaxial submarine cable will bring: high quality, trouble free telephone, telegraph, telex-leased teleprinter, photo-telegraph and broadcast services between Australia, North America, Britain and Europe.
Form
Short films
Short films/Short films - Australia
Genre
Documentary
Documentary/Documentary films - Australia
Subject Group
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport/Telephone cables
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport/Telephone cables, Submarine
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport/Telecommunication - Australia
History/History
Holdings
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)