• Short Summary

    Children buy and lay bricks for a new babies' block at Edgbaston Childrens' Hospital.

  • Description

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Various shots at a building site of a new babies' block that is being added to the childrens' hospital at Edgbaston. Children queue up at a table and hand over a guinea for a brick that they can lay themselves in the new building. Children are also seen marking their initial on their bricks with chalk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    959.33
    Media URN:
    16458
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:15:00 / 01:38:48:00
    Canister:
    38/29

Comments (1)

  1. rhynes says

    The bricks were salvaged when the Children\'s Hospital moved location to the centre of Birmingham in 1998. They were rebuilt into a display wall outside the entrance to the new hospital where they remain to this day.

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