London businessmen help Gordon Selfridge begin the demolition of the old Selfridge Building with pickaxes on the roof of the building in London, England
SLATE INFORMATION: A Pickaxe Party
Video Roll Title: A pickaxe party - heads of London business houses help Mr. Gordon Selffridge commence demolition of old Selfridge building: 55ft Issue sheet title: PICKAXE PARTY - HEADS OF LONDON BUSINESS HOUSES HELP GORDON SELFRIDGE COMMENCE DEMOLITION OF OLD SELFRIDGE BUILDING
TITLE: THE GUESTS INCLUDED SIR WOODMAN BURBIDGE (HARRODS) MR. JOHN LAWRE (WHITELEYS), COL. CLEAVER (ROBINSON & CLEAVER), AND MANY OTHERS.
GV (LOW ANGLE), MV & GV (2 shots) Various dignitaries demolishing building.
GV's Dignitaries climbing up fire escape steps to roof
GV (2 shots) PAN, & MV's (4 shots) Dignitaries on roof demolishing building.
MV Dignitaries having coat brushed at entrance of building.
Personalities - Business, Shops and Shopping, Great Britain
Harry Gordon Selfridge, Sr., department stores, retail, Selfridge's, buildings
Background: London businessmen help Gordon Selfridge begin the demolition of the old Selfridge Building with pickaxes on the roof of the building in London, England