• Short Summary

    Prince George opens Headquarters of Birmingham's Municipal Bank.

  • 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.

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  • Data

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

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