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  • Short Summary

    Happy scenes as Governor Cox is elected Democratic Presidential candidate. San Francisco America (USA, U.S.A.).

  • Description

    Item title reads (missing)- Democratic convention adopts Governor Cox - Presidential candidate after 44 ballots - our elections are tame affairs compared to this. San Francisco, America (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S of huge crowds of people waving, one holds up a sign saying 'Georgia'. M/S of a man on the platform conducting wildly and waving a megaphone. M/S as he steps down still waving his arms madly. M/S of a lady singing very enthusiastically and waving her arms in the air. M/S of people holding up signs saying 'Ohio', 'Montana', 'Iowa' and 'Florida' among others. M/S of parade walking along. M/S of a man on the platform, he holds up his hands then makes an animated speech. M/S of Governor Cox (?) standing at the reading desk and making a speech. Various L/S's of people waving American flags.

    Note: the last shots of the crowd waving flags have been transferred at sound speed.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:06:00 / 01:14:55:00
    G 690

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