This film is part of Free
Hints and Hobbies No. 3
Electrocution beckons courtesy of the Hints and Hobbies team, here to advise how to construct an efficient wireless set for just 1/10d.
Interest film 1926 5 mins Silent
There are many reasons to watch this surviving item from a typically eccentric edition of 1920s cinemagazine Hints and Hobbies - though learning how to construct a functioning wireless set isn't one of them. Instead, sit back and enjoy the outlandish instructions ("To tune in, adjust the cats-whisker on crystal"), exotic components ("Earth to phone, and aerial to crystal cup"), and marvel at the most unattractive radio ever made.
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