• Short Summary

    Conservatives win general election.

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    General Elections Results Out.

    GV. & LV. Massed crowds assembled in Piccadilly Circus watching election results (in very wet weather). CU. Election board: Conservatives 30, Labour 31. CU. Woman in crowd shouting with excitement and pointing. SV. Election board and crowds in foreground with umbrellas up. LV. Sir Winston Churchill on platform electioneering at Biggleswade. SV. Massed crowds in main street listening. SV. Group of women listening with umbrellas up. SV. Churchill speaking from platform. SV. People entering building for voting at Battersea South. LV. People entering and leaving polling station at Chelsea Town Hall. SV. Large sign at Walthamstow Labour Party "Vote Labour". SV. Interior, Mr Clement Attlee, leader of the Labour Party, addressing workers in a canteen. LV. Workers applauding. SV. Mr Attlee seated and surrounded by women, one woman strokes Attlee's head. SV. Interior, Mr. Herbert Morrison casting his vote into box at Eltham. SV. Pan, Mr Rab Butler, Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer, entering Greenstead school to record his vote. CU. Large sign: "Polling Station". SV. Mr Butler placing voting paper into box, pan up as he smiles. GV. Country cottages at Leamington (constituency of the Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden) with Warwick Castle in background. SV. Towards, Sir Anthony and Lady Eden walking past well-wishers. SV. & SCU. Sir Anthony Eden signing autographs for group of children. SV. Interior, Lord Woolton pointing to large map of England and Wales at the Conservative H.Q. at Abbey House, Victoria Street, London. SV. Interior of the poling station, man tipping out voting papers of ballot box onto table, two men start to sort out papers. BGV. Men counting and sorting out ballot papers. SV. Two men counting ballot papers.

    CU. Man counting ballot papers. GV. Exterior, at night, Sir Winston Churchill having been re-elected receiving congratulations on balcony at Woodford. SV. Group on stage with Mr Clement Attlee, leader of the Labour Party, after he has been re-elected at Walthamstow. CU. Mr Attlee looking rather pleased with himself. LV. Exterior, at night, Sir Anthony Eden, Prime Minister, on balcony at Leamington Royal Spa being cheered by crowds. STV. Crowd applauding. SV. Group on balcony, Sir Anthony and Lady Eden with Mr Wilson (Labour) and Mrs Wilson. SV. Interior, Conservative H. Q., Lord Woolton looking very pleased with himself. Results come in at the Conservative H.Q. (Head Quarters). SV. Mr Attlee and Mr Morgan Phillips at Labour H.Q., Transport House, London. Mr Attlee looking very serious, he is not pleased. CU. Mr Attlee looking sad-faced. GV. Rain beating down onto crowds in Trafalgar Square at night. SV. Group applauding with umbrellas up and rain falling down. SV. Sign "Leamington - Sir A. Eden Conservative 29,979 - Labour 16,513 - Majority 13,466." SV. Picture of Sir Anthony Eden on screen. SV. Two men looking up with newspapers over their heads. SV. Screen showing "Bethnal Green - Labour 27,205 - Conservatives 6,504 - Liberal 5,541 - Labour Majority 20,701". STV. Rain still pouring down into crowds in square. SV. Screen "Woodford - Sir Winston Churchill 25,069 - Labour 9,261 - Majority 15,808". New Division." STV. Rain pouring down on crowds. CU. Newspapers being dropped onto one another. Headlines: "Right it's in the bag", "It's the Tories again - and more of them, too" - "Tories romping in" and "It's a Tory win again". Angle shot, Abbey House. SV. Sir Anthony Eden, the Prime Minister, stepping out of car, walking towards building and waving to crowds. SCU. Sir Anthony Eden waves and turns to face the press. SCU. Press. AS. & CU. Sir Anthony Eden smiling and waving to crowds.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "I")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:12:00 / 01:39:27:00

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