INTERNATIONAL HOUSE (A. Edward Sutherland, 1933)

In Wu-Hu, China, scientist Dr. Wong has invented a “radioscope”—visual radio, which will come to be known as television. He is to demonstrate his invention at the International House Hotel, upon which an assortment of characters have descended (Professor Quail, literally, in his private plane), including those eager to purchase rights to the invention.      Excelling […]