Title on the full score
Comprises original music by Britten, Rossini arranged by Walter Leigh and Britten (from part of Britten's Rossini suite (Jul 1935) and a sequence of 'machine music' from The king's stamp (May 1935). In his original music Britten incorporates Swiss folksong. The film was joint production for the GPO Film Unit and Pro Telephon, Zurich, as were Line to the Tschierva hut, Message from Geneva and Four barriers. The manuscript source entitled 'Swiss telephone' is the source manuscript for this film and Line to the Tschierva hut.