• Short Summary

    London businessmen help Gordon Selfridge begin the demolition of the old Selfridge Building with pickaxes on the roof of the building in London, England

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: A Pickaxe Party

    ENGLAND: London:
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    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

    LONDON, ENGLAND.


    MAIN TITLE

    (1ft)


    TITLE: THE GUESTS INCLUDED SIR WOODMAN BURBIDGE (HARRODS) MR. JOHN LAWRE (WHITELEYS), COL. CLEAVER (ROBINSON & CLEAVER), AND MANY OTHERS.

    (3ft)


    GV (LOW ANGLE), MV & GV (2 shots) Various dignitaries demolishing building.

    (39ft)


    GV's Dignitaries climbing up fire escape steps to roof

    (85ft)


    GV (2 shots) PAN, & MV's (4 shots) Dignitaries on roof demolishing building.

    (135ft)


    MV Dignitaries having coat brushed at entrance of building.

    (144ft)


    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

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE5QYQS46FO8OHXNSISO2LE1QV
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5QYQS46FO8OHXNSISO2LE1QV
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1923
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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