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No, I'm afraid not - I would have probably enjoyed it though, I like a bit of Kung Fu!
I wonder if the showings at the Balsall Heath Road might have been for the benefit of the Chinese community, seeing as there is Chinese writing on the poster?
I can't imagine they ever got to use those guns on the canal!
I would guess, at most, the men would be more useful for fire watching, looking out for any incendiary devices falling at the back of factories.
I've lived in London for 23 years and agree with Brumrocks, you don't hear a West Midlands accent very often.
I was sitting outside with a coffee at a local city farm not long ago and happened to ask a guy, who I assumed was staff, a question about what some people were doing. After he'd told...
Probably a silly suggestion but would there have been a connection to the Barrel Organ pub in Digbeth( later known as the Dubliner) I know it wasn't that old but was there an older pub on the site once?