News in Brief: Teen Telephone Company.

News in Brief: Teen Telephone Company.
Clip: 354780_1_1
Year Shot: 1957 (Actual Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1630
Original Film: 030-035-04
Location: El Cerrito, California
Timecode: 00:51:21 - 00:52:07

Same as Catalog # 515318. News in Brief: Teen Telephone Company. Teen-age telephone co., in El Cerrito, California, with 28 subscribers and 2 exchanges - built and operated on their own by 5 young businessman-engineers, testifies to youthful industry and enterprise. Young teenage geeks (well, they're engineers!) work on a device related to their phone service. Boy at top of tree, apparently stringing telephone wire. Teen boy demonstrates that the contraption works; he dials on a rotary telephone and the mechanical parts (on their control panel thingee) move around. CU rotary phone; teenage girl answers it, smiles.