Election Film. 1950-1959

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    Parliament Square, London, England

    ELECTION FILM.

    Various shots of pedestrians standing on pavement opposite Houses of Parliament, pedestrians waiting to cross road, policeman directing traffic into car park of Houses of Parliament, people looking into cars being driven into car park of Houses of Parliament. LS. Panning down shot of Big Ben, to people walking past gates of Houses of Parliament. LS. Pedestrians on pavement watching cars drive into Houses of Parliament gates. LS. newspaper man standing on corner, man walking up to newspaper stand and buying paper. CU. Man looking at newspaper (with an extraordinary comb-over!), walks out of picture to show newspaper seller. CU. Man's hands holding newspaper. LS. Houses of Parliament, taken across River Thames. LS. Another angle of Houses of Parliament. LS. Women seated on park bench in Parliament Square, city type walking towards camera, he places his brief case on ground and lights himself a cigarette then walks out of picture. CU. City type with cigarette in mouth. MS. Clock face of Big Ben at 12-45. LS. Big Ben, policeman directing traffic and pedestrians crossing road in foreground. GV. Entrance of Conservative and Unionist Central Office. LS. Parked cars, pan to M.P. leaving entrance of Conservative and Unionist Central Office. CU. Sign on wall "Conservative and Unionist Central Office". CU. Branches of tree. CU. Sign on wall. LS. Man walking past entrance of Conservative and Unionist Central Office. LS. Parked cars in street. CU. Sign "Transport House".

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    81151
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2752.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:47:00 / 01:22:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 3277 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3277 C
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