• Short Summary

    Legion members build their own houses in Birmingham.

  • Description

    Men from the British Legion build their own houses.

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    L/S of the ex-servicemen digging the foundations, C/U as they add mixture to the concrete mixer. Various shots as they dig stones and wheel barrows around the site. M/S Clerk of Works Olssen and leader George Lavender looking over plans, C/U as they look up. Various shots of the houses already completed. M/S as they continue building, good shots. M/S of women taking tea to the builders. C/U as little girl carries brick and adds it to another on the wall. M/S man and woman. Various shots as they lay on gas and water supply. Various shots as they continue to dig and build.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1275.29
    Media URN:
    34424
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:50:00 / 01:48:21:00
    Canister:
    NP 276

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