• Short Summary

    President Roosevelt wins re-election in 1940.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Election Special! - Roosevelt Wins!"

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of President Franklin Roosevelt, accompanied by his wife, Eleanor and mother, casting his vote in the Hyde Park constituency. He is asked his name and he replies "Franklin D. Roosevelt" (S.O.F). He is standing with the aid of a stick and includes some good CUs of him smiling.

    Various shots of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Willkie casting their vote in New York surrounded by cameramen. Various shots queue of voters outside New York voting station.

    Various shots interior of vote result centre. Shots of TV and radio commentators and votes being recorded on board. CU Radio commentator announces "Up to now Roosevelt leading". (S.O.F).

    Republican party headquarters. Cheers for their candidate. More shots of vote result centre. CU radio commentator announces (SOF) 'The results are now conclusive, Roosevelt wins.'

    Various shots of election night crowds packing Broadway. MS Ticker sign in Broadway telling of Roosevelt victory. Various exterior shots of Roosevelt's Hyde Park home. He stands on the doorstep with his son, John, to receive cheers from the crowd.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Wendel Wilkie.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:27:00 / 02:00:54:00
    UN 166 A

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