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World's First Mobile Phone (1922) | British Pathé

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Published on Sep 16, 2011

This intriguing footage from 1922 was found by a researcher in the Pathé vaults. It shows that 90 years ago, mobile phone technology and music on the move was not only being thought of but being trialled.

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World's First Mobile Phone (1922). Found by a researcher in the Pathe vaults, this clip from 1922 shows that 90 years ago, mobile phone technology and music on the move was not only being thought of but being trialled. Reported in the Daily Telegraph, May 2010. We wrote the following blog post with links to this video's coverage in the media and information about it from a former Royal Signals Officer Simon Atkins:
http://britishpathe.wordpress.com/201...

We believe this clip was shot in New York.

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