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The Case of Jim Cannon

Bruce Jamieson

Sound | c. 1959

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  •  Jim Cannon has trouble dealing with a frustrated customer.  
  •  Jim encounters technical difficulties while on the job.  
  •  Jim vs. dog  
  •  Jim makes enemies of his customers.  
  •  Jim reaches the end of a long, difficult day.  
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Presented by the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and produced by Jamieson Film Company, this short film follows a day in the life of Jim Cannon, a station installer for the telephone company. On this particular day, Jim must deal with a number of frustrations, including difficult customers, technical problems, an especially unfriendly dog, and a little boy keen to use his back for archery practice.