Field Marshal Von Hindenburg is elected President of Germany. Tinted version.
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?' M/S as he walks along the lines of troops in his uniform. 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 of him stood surveying the troops. M/S interior, he is now wearing a suit, he speaks and looks fierce.
Note: this item is tinted, there is a black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0390*.