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  • Short Summary

    President Woodrow Wilson speaks to audience and is driven past crowds in street.

  • Description

    American Presidential Election - crowds enjoy eve-of-poll excitement when Dr Wilson winds up his re-election campaign in New York, United States of America - 1916.

    Scenes of last-minute campaigning on the eve of the American election. Opens with shot of President Woodrow Wilson; running for his second term; standing on a crowded platform and speaking to an audience.

    Next a sort of exciting short shot - front. diag. of a motorcade driving down the street; past lines of suffragette protesters holding signs; 'Wilson is Against Women'; etc. DS Procession driving through large crowd (nearly all men). Police on horseback. Car with Wilson standing and holding his hat; crowd all waving their hats madly as his car goes by; some of the crowd pushes; surges forward towards the cars. Looks pretty chaotic from above. DS crowd milling about; after motorcade has gone by. Whole screen full of hats.

    Demonstration; speech; government; voting; women's suffrage; polls

    G 402 B.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.26
    Media URN:
    71402
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:12:00 / 01:29:41:00
    Canister:
    ON 034 J

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