• Short Summary

    Just two years after the revolution, Hungary has gone to the polls to elect representatives to Parliament, People's District and Local Councils, Nov. 16.

  • Description

    1.
    G.V. TRAFFIC IN BUDAPEST STREET.
    6 ft

    2.
    S.V.PAN PEOPLE CROSSING STREET.
    12 ft

    3.
    S.V. PEOPLE IN STREET WAITING OUTSIDE POLLING STATION TO OPEN.
    5 ft

    4.
    C.U.PAN FROM ELECTION NOTICE TO PEOPLE WAITING.
    6 ft

    5.
    L.V. PEOPLE WAITING OUTSIDE ANOTHER POLLING STATION TO OPEN.
    6 ft

    6.
    C.U. PEOPLE WAITING OUTSIDE ANOTHER POLLING STATION TO OPEN AND PAN TO B.B.C. REPORTER...MR. D. STUART.
    11 ft

    7.
    S.V. PEOPLE WALKING INTO POLLING STATION.
    8 ft

    8.
    C.U. MAN AT DESK AND VOTING PAPERS HANDED OVER.
    5 ft

    9.
    S.V. MAN EMERGES FROM BEHIND SCREEN, PUTS BALLOT PAPER IN BOX.
    6 ft

    10.
    G.V. VILLAGE OUTSIDE BUDAPEST, PAN TO POLLING STATION.
    6 ft

    11.
    S.V. TWO MEN WALKING INTO POLLING STATION.
    5 ft

    12.
    C.U. SIGN OUTSIDE POLLING STATION.
    5 ft

    13.
    PAN ELECTION HELPERS SEATED AT TABLE.
    6 ft

    14.
    S.V. MAN EMERGES FROM BOOTH, PUTS BALLOT PAPER IN BOX.
    6 ft

    15.
    L.V. PEOPLE WALKING IN STREET OF BUDAPEST.
    5 ft

    16.
    PAN FROM FLAGS AND POSTERS ON WALL TO PEOPLE GETTING VOTING PAPERS.
    6 ft

    17.
    C.U. VOTING PAPERS HANDED OVER.
    4 ft

    18.
    S.V. MAN EMERGES FROM BOOTH AND PUTS BALLOT PAPER IN BOX.
    9 ft

    19.
    L.V. PEOPLE WALKING IN STREET.
    5 ft

    20.
    S.V. PAN FROM FLAG TO ENTRANCE TO POLLING STATION.
    6 ft

    21.
    C.U. SIGN AT ENTRANCE, PAN TO PEOPLE ENTERING POLLING STATION.
    6 ft

    22.
    G.V. PEOPLE INSIDE POLLING STATION GETTING PAPERS.
    5 ft

    23.
    S.V. WOMAN EMERGES FROM BOOTH PUTS PAPER IN BALLOT BOX.
    12 ft

    24.
    G.V. STREET SCENE IN BUDAPEST.
    5 ft

    25.
    S.V. CROWDS WALKING ALONG IN STREET.
    6 ft



    Initials S-D A.S./P.B.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Just two years after the revolution, Hungary has gone to the polls to elect representatives to Parliament, People's District and Local Councils, Nov. 16. The list of nominated and Government backed candidates was unopposed.

    The new Parliament will be larger than the last. There will be 338 deputies compared with 298. Fifty per cent of the seats will be occupied by industrial workers, sixteen per cent by agricultural workers and the rest by members of the intelligentsia and private farmers.

    The only means of showing opposition to the nominees is to cross out the name or spoil the ballot paper.

    Whatever the outcome of the elections, Dr. Munnich, the Premier, has stated that it will in no way affect the composition of the Government.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3UK1EDEH0HMCA1NVGA3W8VFO8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3UK1EDEH0HMCA1NVGA3W8VFO8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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