ATV Today: 19.03.1970: Opening Of ATV Centre

Summary

A report showing the opening of the new ATV Centre on Broad Street in Birmingham by HRH Princess Alexandra.

Duration:

0:03:46

Film type:

Colour / Sound

Company:

ATV

Master format:

16mm

Description

Film is in two sections:

1. We see a shot of a plane coming into land at Elmdon Airport. The Princess Alexandra steps off the plane and is met by gathered dignitaries. A crowd of children cheer as the princess leaves the airport by car. We then see the royal motorcade driving on the ring road in Birmingham shot from a car following behind.

2. In the second section we see the cars arriving at the ATV Centre and inside Princess Alexandra is seen chatting to members of staff. We then see the cars leaving again and a final establishing shot of the ATV Centre (Bridge Street side entrance).


Credits

No credits specified


Notes

The television studio on Broad Street in Birmingham was used by ATV and later Central Television from 1969 until 1997.