Birmingham 1939

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • The event took place on 8 July 1939.

    jamied 3rd May 2012

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Birmingham Beat Charlton 1-0

Birmingham Beat Charlton 1-0

Birmingham beats Charlton 1-0 in a football match.

Midland Road Walk Tinted

Midland Road Walk Tinted

Many people take part in the Nottingham to Birmingham walk. Orange tinted.

The City Of Birmingham Fire Brigade Inter Station Competitions

The City Of Birmingham Fire Brigade Inter Station Competitions

Firemen demonstrate the use of their equipment - hoses, ladders, etc.

Jet Aids Firemen

Jet Aids Firemen

A new British designed and made fire pump makes its debut.

Car Before The Horse - Birmingham

Car Before The Horse - Birmingham

Domesticated horse has a run around house.

Athletic Sports

Athletic Sports

Running and cycling races from stadium in Bournville, Birmingham.

Birmingham Clock At Night

Birmingham Clock At Night

Still footage of the clock tower in Birmingham

B.S.A. Factory

B.S.A. Factory

Various shots of the exterior of the B.S.A. factory at Smallheath, Birmingham.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen