Civic Enterprise 1933

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Full title reads: "Civic Enterprise. Prince George opens £85,000 Headquarters of Birmingham's Municipal Bank."

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Prince George, Duke of Kent arrives to cheers to open the new building to house the HQ of Birmingham's Municipal bank. He meets various local dignitaries. Neville Chamberlain is just visible in the corner of the shot - the bank was his initiative.

    The doors of the building are opened.

    Pan across crowd gathered to see the ceremony.

    Shots of Prince George walking out with the Lord Mayor of Birmingham.

    Nice shot of Chamberlain (then Chancellor of the Exchequer) as he leaves the building.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Neville Chamberlin.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    8655
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    739.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:10:00 / 01:39:16:00
    Canister:
    33/96
    Sort Number:
    33/096
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    1930s3 Councils Prince George, Duke of Kent
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

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

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
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
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
On 18 September 2014 Scotland goes to the polls to vote on independence. To mark this and in celebration of all things Scottish, British Pathé has created Scotland: The Heritage Collection.
scot

Related Videos

Hide
Irish Police Ceremony

Irish Police Ceremony

Medals are presented to men of the Irish Civic Guards.

In Charity's Cause

In Charity's Cause

Crowds have gathered for the Lambeth Civic Festival Service in Brockwell Park.

Queen Mary Visits Wandsworth

Queen Mary Visits Wandsworth

Queen Mary visits Wandsworth.

Liverpool Civic Week Version 1 Of 2

Liverpool Civic Week Version 1 Of 2

Liverpool celebrates the seven hundredth anniversary of grant of charter by King John.

West Bromwich Civic Week

West Bromwich Civic Week

Expert displays and fun and games or West Bromwich Civic Week

Liverpool Civic Week

Liverpool Civic Week

Actors in Liverpool reconstruct a highwayman's attack on a stage coach.

Civic Pride Is Good Citizenship

Civic Pride Is Good Citizenship

Leeds Civic Week is inaugurated by the Lord Mayor and bunting is hung through the city.

Civic Week Marathon

Civic Week Marathon

Corporal S. Ferris wins the marathon run around the city of Liverpool breaking British record.

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
August 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
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
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
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
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