• Short Summary

    General election scenes in London as results come in, Socialist G. Lansbury gives speech.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Election scenes in London". (Specialled)

    London.

    General Election - narrator comments this year is quiet. Various shots of old lady being helped into wheelchair to go to poling station. Night shots of crowds outside Chelsea Town Hall - they are celebrating re-election of Sir Samuel Hoare, Foreign Secretary. Good shots of Hoare cheering and waving.

    Intertitle reads: "General Election Results - Edgbaston. Neville Chamberlain (Conservative) 28,243. J. Adshead (lab) 6,281".

    C/U of Neville Chamberlain (Chancellor of the Exchequer) at his desk. General shots of cheering crowds.

    Intertitle reads: "General Election Results - Derby. WA Red (Conservative) - 37,707, JH Thomas (National Labour) - 37,566, HA Hind (Labour) 25,037, J Barnes (Labours) 24,594".

    C/U of Jimmy Thomas. More general crowd shots.

    Intertitle reads: "General Election Results - Darwen. CH Minto Russell (Conservative) 15,292, Sir Herbert Samuel (Liberal) 14,135, [name obscured by timecode] (Labour) 7,778".

    More shots crowds, a policeman keeps control. Various shots of Socialist MP, George Lansbury (MP for Bow and Bromley) surrounded by supporters, making speech thanking voters.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    843.22
    Media URN:
    12227
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:25:00 / 01:22:19:00
    Canister:
    35/92

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