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  • Short Summary

    Field Marshal Von Hindenburg is elected President of Germany.

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    Item title reads - By 886,759 votes. Germany elects 78 year old Field Marshal Von Hindenburg - Monarchist President in succession to Herr Ebert, Republican. Berlin, Germany.

    M/S as various party supporters drive along in trucks, others stand at the side and watch them. Various shots as they drive along waving, one truck has a swastika on the back. M/S of a sign saying 'Marx' with people waving the German flag. Supporters of Dr Marx, the Republican candidate, drive down the street. Paper is thrown about and two rival trucks drive side by side with the people shouting at each other.

    Intertitle - 'Dr Marx - defeated Republican candidate.' M/S of Dr Marx sat down, C/U of his face as he speaks.

    Intertitle - 'Whither will the old war idol now lead his country?' L/S of the big parade and ceremony as people cheer and dignitaries walk through the middle. L/S of Hindenburg shaking hands. M/S as he walks along the lines of troops in his uniform, M/S of him stood there surveying them. M/S interior, he is now wearing a suit, he speaks and looks fierce.

    Note: there is a tinted version of this item with the same title and footage on *PM0390*.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:35:00 / 01:48:06:00
    G 1185

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