Museum of Portable Sound
  • Portable Sound in Cinema 1979-2000 Trailer

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    Portable Sound in Cinema 1979-2000 is a temporary exhibition that takes a critical look at the portrayal of portable sound technology in late 20th Century film. Watch the trailer, then book your free visit to London's Number One Portable Museum!

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    • Happy Holidays from the Museum Of Portable Sound - Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      Every year around this time, we like to remind our visitors that, due to extra holiday traffic, they should plan ahead and book their visit to the Museum of Portable Sound during the festive season...
    • The Old Telephone Voice Disguiser Trick (Police Squad!, 1982) - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      Detective Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) employs his own unique take on the classic telephone voice disguising trick in order to dupe known murderer Sally Decker (Kathryn Leigh Scott) into a meetup ...
    • Senta Berger's Portable Sound Earrings in Operazione San Gennaro (1966) - Duration: 39 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      Italian actress Senta Berger (b.1941) sports an amazing pair of vinyl record earrings like a boss in the 1966 comedy Operazione San Gennaro (aka "The Treasure of San Gennaro") directed by Italian f...
    • South Park On Downloading Music For Free - Duration: 3 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      In South Park Season 7 Episode 9 ("Christian Rock Hard"), Kyle gets in trouble with the FBI for illegally downloading the music of Metallica, Stevie Wonder, and Judas Priest – and in the process le...
    • Gear Nerd ASMR: Tape Head Cleaning a Studer A807 mk2 - Duration: 2 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      Listen to a vintage Studer A807 mkII reel to reel tape machine receive a head cleaning – and learn a bit about its specs and history, too! Cleaning carried out at The Keep Archives in Brighton, UK,...
    • Lou Reed Wishes Us A Happy 4th Anniversary - Duration: 31 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      In this parody of his classic Honda Scooters advert, Lou Reed (with a little help from some absolutely awful audio editing) wishes us a happy 4th anniversary – we originally opened to the public on...
    • Lou Reed on the Compact Disc - Duration: 34 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      In 1984, Lou Reed sat down for one of his trademark hostile interviews, this time for New Zealand television. This time, however, Lou warmed up when conversation turned to the new portable sound te...
    • Norman Collier's Faulty Microphone Gag - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      Beloved British TV comedian Norman Collier (1925–2013) was famous for performing a gag involving a faulty microphone. Watch him perform it multiple times, as well as see the club where it originate...
    • Get Smart! Introducing the Shoe Phone - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      In the very first scene of the first episode of the 1965 sitcom Get Smart!, viewers were introduced to secret agent Maxwell Smart's 'covert' shoe telephone, which would go on to become one of the s...
    • The Loudest Bird In The World - Duration: 109 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      Listen to the terrifying mating call of the loudest bird in the world – and hear the significantly less terrifying call of the second loudest bird in the world.


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    • What Causes The Sound Of Thunder? - Duration: 74 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      Is it an explosion? Is it the clouds banging against each other? Is it the end of the world??

      Just what is it that causes the sound of thunder? Find out what happens to cause one of the loudest so...
    • Ellen DeGeneres Reacts to the BabyPod (2018) - Duration: 78 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      A new product to allow prenatal babies to listen to music in the womb causes a stir for Ellen DeGeneres and Jennifer Garner.


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