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    General election 1935. Government and Politics; Great Britain.
    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about coming election?

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    ENGLAND: London

    Trick Title...Fade in to double exposure of Gen. view Houses of Parliament (taken from Vauxhall side) & the words...General Election 1935 with British Paramount News underlined at bottom....Fade out to gen. view of Houses of Parliament and fade in..to gen. view Houses of Parliament with Sir H. Samuel, (at top left hand side of picture,) Major Atlee, (at top right hand side) J. Maxton, (at bottom left side of pict.) L. George, at bottom right hand side and with Mr. Stanley Baldwin in center, fade to intr. shots. semi view of Mr. Baldwin seated at desk talking. Intr. shot..semi view and cu. of Major Atlee standing in room talking. Extr shots, semi view, semi cu. and cu. of J. Maxton making speech. Intr. shots..Cu. semi view and cu. of Lloyd George speaking. Shot of Hunger Marchers. Shot of crowd around coal mine. Gen. extr. shot of Geneva. Intr. shot of Geneva. Long view and cu. of machine printing leaflets. Shot of men sorting leaflets. Gen. view of Battleships from battleship. Front view of Rodney. Side view of destroyers speeding. Semi cu. of King and Queen into carriage and cu. of King and Queen, Full cu. of King and Queen in carriage & Front cu. of King and Queen in carriage. Trick title .. Your Duty is to Vote
    Background: General election 1935. Government and Politics; Great Britain.
    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about coming election and introduces the various Party Leaders. Mr. Baldwin says that we must have a defence so that we can fulfill our obligations. Major Atlee says that the government seems satisfied with 2 million people out of work, We of the Labour Party say if this is the best that can be under the present system, then the present system must go. J. Maxton, Leader of the Independent Labour Party says that his party will demand justice for the working class, employed and unemployed. L. George says that we want wages for work and not doles for people who have nothing to do. Let Britain lead the world in another genuine effort to eliminate the horrors of War. Off-stage voice talks about the unemployed in this country and talks about their Majesties the King and Queen.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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