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    General elections in Argentina.

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    Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    Close up shot of Argentinean Presidential candidate Dr Jose Tamborini, Democratic Union Candidate, talking into camera - no sound. CU. San Juan Station sign. Presidential candidate train arriving to station riddled by bullets. Crowd around train. Bullet holes in carriages. Dr Tamborini leaving train followed by several men, he talks to the crowd on platform.

    Various shots of the houses ruined in the earthquakes of 1944 and 1946. Election leaflets and graffiti on walls.

    Dr Tamborini addressing large crowd, people cheering. Travelling shot of large crowds by railway tracks as the electoral train moves along.

    Various shots of pro and anti Peron propaganda. People walking along street. Various shots of the propaganda material of several parties. Various shots of the people registering to vote, quite a busy office.

    The people queuing at poling stations, long queues. Police searching people on the entrance. Various shots inside poling station, people voting, armed police inside.

    Long shot of National Congress building. General Mason, the elections supervisor, working at his desk. Various shots of the people counting votes and receiving electoral results. Sailors in trucks in front of the National Congress building. Various shots of the men carrying election boxes along streets with armed police escort. Boxes being piled up for counting.

    Close up shots of Dr Quijano, Candidate for the Vice President seated at desk.

    Various shots of mass crowd on square in Buenos Aires, crowd cheering, waving, holding flags, some Juan Peron banners seen, etc.

    Date found in the old file - 08/04/1946.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:29:00 / 01:34:37:00
    UN 1373 C

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