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  • Short Summary

    Sir Thomas Polson, the "Anti-Waste" candidate is cheered by the crowd after he wins the bye election in Dover

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Anti-Waste" Candidate wins. Sir Thomas Polson scores striking victory by majority of 3.130. Lady Polson contributed largely to his success. Dover, Kent.

    Sir Thomas comes out on the balcony and waves his hat, his wife joins him and starts blowing kisses to everyone. A crowd of supporters follow them. Someone holds the results board over the side of the building. C/U of the sign which says 'Polson 13,947. Astor 10,817'. Various shots of large crowds waving. C/U of Sir Thomas stood in front of a car, he smiles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    226.26
    Media URN:
    22083
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:07:00 / 01:34:18:00
    Canister:
    G 738

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