Flatpack Assemble Presents...
Birmingham University Procession on Degree Day (1901)
Non-Fiction19019 minsSilent Location: Birmingham
Female graduates and gents sporting spectacular Edwardian whiskers take part in Birmingham’s first Degree Day ceremony.
Employees Leaving Tangyes Engineering Works, Smethwick (1901)
Non-Fiction19013 minsSilent Location: Birmingham
Exuberant scenes of engineers and machinists at the famous Cornwall works near Birmingham.
Easter Holiday Activities
Non-Fiction19576 minsSilent Location: Birmingham
Out and about across the Midlands to see what people do with their Easter Monday holiday. Spring is in the air with time for swimming, funfairs and a good honest pint.
Spaghetti Junction Story
Non-Fiction19729 mins Location: Gravelly Hill
C2963 or Gravelly Hill Interchange or Spaghetti Junction? The public's name is going to be the one that sticks as a little bit of Los Angeles arrives in Birmingham.
Birmingham Centenary Pageant 1938
Non-Fiction19387 minsSilent Location: Aston
Local news coverage of the wonderful (and very weird) parades and performances staged in Brum to celebrate 100 years since incorporation.
Current affairs198013 mins Location: Smethwick
"There's been no active encouragement for black people to participate within the political structure of this country". A bleak picture of the lack of equality in Britain.
The Jah People
Documentary198122 mins Location: Handsworth
Followers of the Rastafari way of life bring tales of Haile Selassie, Jah and Zion to the streets of inner-city Birmingham.
Non-Fiction19794 mins Location: Smethwick
Strength, speed and agility on show at the Sikh Games held at Hadley Stadium in Smethwick with a special welcome for local weightlifting hero Gian Singh Cheema.
Ringway: The Birmingham Inner Ring Road Stage 1
Documentary196322 mins Location: Birmingham
A city street of novel character' or nearly four miles of dual carriageway that cuts through large swathes of old Birmingham: Herbert Manzoni's plan for the city's future.
Building Workers Demonstration
News19724 mins Location: Birmingham
Thirty pounds for a thirty five hour week is their demand and the building workers of Birmingham have an unusual ally in their strike protest.
Arthur Jones - Worcestershire Countryman
Non-Fiction19766 mins Location: Birmingham
How has Birmingham city centre changed in the second half of the twentieth century? Infrequent visitor Arthur Jones finds many changes in the city dedicated to the car.
Birmingham Teddy Boys
News19736 mins Location: Yardley
As their club bites the dust are the Teddy Boys of Birmingham finding their creepers out of step with the more popular platform shoe?