• Short Summary

    Birmingham opens its new underground Civil Defence Headquarters.

  • Description

    Birmingham.

    SCU. Civil Defence vehicles parading through streets of Birmingham. SCU. Vehicles passing Sir Sidney Kirkman, General of Civil Defence. SV. Mayor of Birmingham, Alderman A. Gibson, leaving new underground control shelter - new underground Civil Defence Headquarters. GV. Civil Defence personnel coming into control centre. SV. Telephonists where messages are received, & CU. GV. Control room. CU. Two men in control room looking at messages received. CU. Man altering control board. GV. Air conditioning plant and purifying plant. GV. Exterior, Sir Sidney Kirkman inspecting A.F.S. SV. Sir Sidney Kirkman talking to a man. GV. Sir Sidney Kirkman inspecting vehicles and drivers. CU Sir Sidney Kirkman talking to A.F.S. man.

    (Neg.) (Title scene "N")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    549.13
    Media URN:
    31195
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:15:00 / 01:17:19:00
    Canister:
    55/96

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