• Short Summary

    Good coverage of the 1950 General Election.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Britain Decides". Coverage of the 1950 General Election.

    GV Houses of Parliament. MV Winston Churchill and Clementine coming out of Town Hall at Woodford, Essex to hear results read by Mayor. Churchill speaks about Campaign. GV Exterior Labour and Conservative committee rooms next door to one another at Woolwich, London. VS Political posters. SV Clement Attlee accompanied by Mrs Attlee meeting people. SV Churchill posing for boy with camera. Churchill walking through crowd to committee room. CU Poster - Conservative. SV Churchill leaving committee rooms shakes hands with two boys. Pan. SV Elevated crowd. CU Churchill giving V sign posing for photographers. Anglesey. GV Welsh countryside. CU Liberal leader Mr Clement Davies. GV Menai bridge. LV meeting of Lady Megan Lloyd-George. GV Scottish countryside. Dundee. LV Scrymgeour-Wedderburn at meeting. CU John Strachey. SV Mrs Strachey giving out literature. Devonport, Plymouth, Devon. SV Randolph Churchill sitting at desk. SV Roneo operator. SV Pamphlets printed. CU Randolph. MV People on kerb pan to Michael Foot in car. VS Foot campaigning. SV Kid letting down tyre of Foot's car. GV St. Paul's Cathedral. GV From Woolwich ferry. SV Ernest Bevin on ferry talking to sailor. Hammersmith. MV Tom Williams meeting. Fulham. SV O'Donovan meeting. LV O'Donovan supporters walking down street in Fulham with placards on back. VS Notice - 'Polling Station'. Various shots of people around the country going to go vote. VS of votes being counted. GV Crowd in Trafalgar Square and Trafalgar Square. Various results shown on screen. VS result for Attlee in Walthamstow. Angle shot Regent Palace hotel sign. Cafe Royal sign. Monico's sign. Piccadilly Hotel sign. Captain's Cabin sign. Murray's sign. CU Waiter in Murray's celebrating with bottle of champagne. VS people watching results. SV Lord Woolton looking at tape machine. CU Downing St. SV Hugh Dalton. SV Sir Stafford Cripps. CU Herbert Morrison. SV Ernie Bevin. SV Pan AV Alexander. LV Crowd. SV Morrison: 'The Prime Minister will be making a statement to the effect that as we have a majority of labour members in the House of Commons, the Government will fulfil its duty and carry on. The King's Government must be carried on'. MV People waving. LV Attlee walks out No 10 Downing St. Selected Originals Exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1452.20
    Media URN:
    47449
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:20:00 / 01:52:01:00
    Canister:
    50/17

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