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Nigel Bewley
British Library Sound & Vision 

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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Randy A. Riddle
Sent: 15 August 2012 13:38
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] X-rays and sheet music

One of these machines was featured in the film "Billion Dollar Brain",
featuring Michael Cain as agent Harry Palmer.

Palmer is called on to deliver a package - a thermos - to someone and
x-rays it with one of these things in a department store to see what's

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 8:22 AM, Darren Ingram <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> There was some shoe machine at Clarkes in the 70s too. Don't recall if
it was a X RAY. It had some sliding mechanism in the foot bit. I was a
kid, disinterested in such stuff at so young an age.
> Darren
> On 15 aug 2012, at 12:36, Chris J Brady <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> In then UK when I was a kid - say in the 1950s - I think it was
Clarkes -  many shoe shops had an x-ray machine into which kids could
put their feet to see what size shoes they needed. When the dangers of
x-rays became realised they were swiftly removed. CJB.
>> --- On Wed, 15/8/12, Roger Kulp <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> From: Roger Kulp <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] X-rays and sheet music
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Date: Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 5:00 Coin operated x-ray machine 
>>> c1900 . The glass case contains the x-ray tube and high voltage 
>>> coil. stick
>>>         you hand in the slot about and view your hand bones through 
>>> the double
>>>         eyepiece on top
>>> ________________________________
>>> From: "[log in to unmask]"
>>> <[log in to unmask]>
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:54 PM
>>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] X-rays and sheet music
>>> Hi,
>>>    For those interested in the subject, there will soon appear  a 
>>> curious article on the origin of X-rays and the role of recorded 
>>> music  (instrumental and lyrics). Suggestions are always welcome. 
>>> Yes, even coin-op  versions, ca. 1896.
>>> Allen K.
>>>   _www.phonobooks.com_ (