Who loves ya Brummie?
September 20, 2005 1:55 PM   Subscribe

Telly looks at Birmingham [Realplayer] One of TV's most famous detectives and Hollywood actors, Telly Savalas, takes a look at England's second city - part of the Baim Collection
posted by Navek Rednam (8 comments total)

Oh the cheese... An ocean of pure 70s (80s?) cheese.
posted by snoktruix at 1:58 PM on September 20, 2005

As a Brummie, born a year before this film was made, that was a pretty incredible film.
posted by Kiell at 2:27 PM on September 20, 2005

In the full version of the Birmingham film, Telly looks down from a vantage point on an really ugly roof scape and comments
"When I saw this view, it almost took my breath away"
Who said Americans can't do irony !
It turns out Kojak also looked at Aberdeen as well as Brum and Portmouth. I would love to see that
posted by bluefin at 2:49 PM on September 20, 2005

I'd love a DVD collection of the films.
posted by Navek Rednam at 2:55 PM on September 20, 2005

Amazing. Truly amazing. I want to see how he puts a positive spin on Portsmouth.
posted by coach_mcguirk at 3:19 PM on September 20, 2005

posted by Pretty_Generic at 3:50 PM on September 20, 2005

Jeezus, that was funny. I'm from near Birmingham myself.
posted by salmacis at 4:19 PM on September 20, 2005

Gold. And my Brummie parents are going to love it. Nan too - a Welsh woman who lived in Birmingham for 40 years and hated the place with a grand passion. It'll confirm her belief that the web is 'complicated telly' as well.
posted by jack_mo at 12:22 PM on September 22, 2005

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