• Short Summary

    Candidates prepare for hard election fight in Croydon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CROYDON".

    Croydon, Surrey.

    Labour committee rooms. Close up shot of labour election poster (Nicholson's name on it). Harold Nicholson between two men. Close up shot of Nicholson. Nicholson climbing ladder on building site. Close up shot of Nicholson at top of ladder, walks away and staggers. Nicholson talking to builders. Nicholson finishes conversation and moves away. Workman twisting hammer.

    Close up shot of liberal party election poster reading 'Liberal Party is Fighting'. Close up shot of liberal election poster - Pathfinder Bennett. Air Field Marshal Bennett and wife talking to people on the street. Close up shot of a woman with shovel, pan up from feet. Bennett and wife canvassing (natural sound). He asks a woman weather she supports him. Close up shot of the couple talking to woman. Speech continues. Bennett finishes conversation and walks away.

    Close up shot of Conservative party election posters, some promote Frederick Harris. Frederick Harris leaving committee rooms. Harris talking with a group of housewives. Close up shot of Harris and wife leaving group. Harris and wife talking to housewife on kerb. Follow housewife out of pictures. Harris and wife talking to policeman.

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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:
    01:37:47:00 / 01:39:14:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    Many thanks for this however it's not 'Nicholson' but 'Nicolson' (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Nicolson)

    Originally I did search under Nicolson and didn't find this.

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