• Short Summary

    The Conservative party win the 1951 General Election with a small majority.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Britain Decides".

    The Conservative party win the 1951 General Election with a small majority.

    LV Winston Churchill coming out onto steps at Woodford Town Hall, Essex. SV Crowd waving. CU Angle shot Mayor announcing Result. SV Press cameramen. CU Pan from Mayor to Mr and Clementine Churchill. VS Election posters. SV Clement Attlee and family walking to Caxton Hall to vote. CU Polling station sign. SV Attlee and family into Hall. SV Polling station sign. Harpenden, Hertfordshire. SV Dr Charles Hill to polling Station. CU Conservative Dog in basket. SV Herbert Morrison handing polling card to Canvasser. Eltham, London. CU Morrison. SV Women entering Polling Station. SV Mrs Elizabeth Myers 101 years old walking to Polling station at Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. SV People walking into polling Station at Walthamstow. CU Mrs Attlee at wheel of car knitting. CU of Attlee. GV Churchill enters St. Stephen's Hall, Kensington. SV Crowds surrounding Churchill as he enters St. Stephen's Hall, Kensington. SV Policeman handing Ballot Boxes (interior.). VS Crowds in Piccadilly Circus watching election results. GV Pan interior people at Empress Club. CU Hand filling in state of Party's Form. LV interior Mayor reading result at Walthamstow. SV Crowd applauding. SV Attlee and Wallace waving to crowd. VS Crowds in Trafalgar Sq. SV Clerk hands state of parties to Lord Woolton and official places pin on map at Conservative Party HQ, Victoria Street. GV Crowds in Trafalgar Sq. SV Mrs Attlee sitting by. (Still knitting.) CU Attlee and Morgan Phillips at Transport House. CU Ballot papers being taken from pile on table. VS Newspapers with result. SV Mr and Mrs Churchill at Woodford. VS Churchill speaking "And now perhaps there may be a lull in our Party Strife which will enable to understand more what is good in our opponents and not to be very clever in finding out all their shortcomings. I thank the returning officer and all who have assisted for the faithful and the cheerful and efficient way in which they have discharged their duties and I wish you all. Whatever party you belong, Good Fortune for Yourselves and for our island Home." VS Mr and Mrs Churchill - Churchill gives V sign and turns into Town Hall. Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1477.34
    Media URN:
    48268
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:22:00 / 02:00:39:00
    Canister:
    51/87

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