• Short Summary

    LONDON: SUFFRAGETTE'S ANNIVERSARY:



    ( NOTE - commentary says group of Suffragettes meeting by the statue of Emmeline Pankhurst to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of their movement (WSPU)

    STORY INCLUDES : - close up of Lillan Lenton (dark hair and dark hat) wearing Women Social and Politcal Union (WSPU) suffragette medals " for valour " for imprisonment/ statue of Emmeline Pankhurst
    / STILL of Mrs Pankhurst arrested / chains used by suffragettes / Mr Arthur Barrett showing camera concealed in top hat used to photograph suffragettes in Court/ STILL of Christabel Pankhurst in court /
    STILL of Mrs Pankhurst outside Caxton Hall / 1955 old suffragettes outside Caxton Hall/ Miss Mary Richardson showing suffragette medals to policeman /
    FILE of Emily Davidson throwing herself on to race track at 1913 Derby - - old suffragettes standing by Pankhurst statue - : Lillian Lenton and Miss March on the right in 1955

    (Note - the WSPU was founded 1903 but 1905 WSPU persuaded a mp to introduce women's suffrage bill into parliament which failed causing "suffragette" campaign of demonstrations and then later militancy )

  • Description

    LONDON: SUFFRAGETTE'S ANNIVERSARY:



    ( NOTE - commentary says group of Suffragettes meeting by the statue of Emmeline Pankhurst to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of their movement (WSPU)

    STORY INCLUDES : - close up of Lillan Lenton (dark hair and dark hat) wearing Women Social and Politcal Union (WSPU) suffragette medals " for valour " for imprisonment/ statue of Emmeline Pankhurst
    / STILL of Mrs Pankhurst arrested / chains used by suffragettes / Mr Arthur Barrett showing camera concealed in top hat used to photograph suffragettes in Court/ STILL of Christabel Pankhurst in court /
    STILL of Mrs Pankhurst outside Caxton Hall / 1955 old suffragettes outside Caxton Hall/ Miss Mary Richardson showing suffragette medals to policeman /
    FILE of Emily Davidson throwing herself on to race track at 1913 Derby - - old suffragettes standing by Pankhurst statue - : Lillian Lenton and Miss March on the right in 1955

    (Note - the WSPU was founded 1903 but 1905 WSPU persuaded a mp to introduce women's suffrage bill into parliament which failed causing "suffragette" campaign of demonstrations and then later militancy )

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEL8IG7GLZMSLBSWHMSKE238IG
    Media URN:
    VLVAEL8IG7GLZMSLBSWHMSKE238IG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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