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  • Short Summary

    Voters go to the polls in the first elections since the Hungarian Uprising of 1956.

  • Description

    Budapest, Hungary.

    GV. of fishing boat, pan from fishing boat across the water to show large building. MS. of building, pan to notices on wall. CU. of voting box being closed. CU. of sign on building, pan down to notices on door. Various shots of nurses (not in uniform) coming down stairs, entering room and voting. MS.Cameraman entering car. CU. "T.V.News" on back of car. Two C.Us showing car's Registration Number. CU.News cameraman taking picture. CU. of tram passing camera, pan to L.S. of people on kerb waiting to cross road. MS.Pamphlets being handed to man as he votes. Various shots of people casting their votes, among them were:Football Captain Lajos Baroti, young actress Mari Torocsik, Peter Veres author, and others. Two L.Ss of miners making their way into polling station. LS.MS. of men and women dressed in national costumes, entering polling station. Various shots of voters, including the Archbishop of Kalossa, Josef Grosz. CU. of seal being cut on box, and lid being lifted, and votes being taken out. Various shots of votes being sorted. Various shots of man being handed telephone to answer. Two men entering telephone kiosks. CU. of pencil being pointed at newspaper headline. CU.Papers going through press and coming out, hand picking up newspaper. CU.Hands holding newspaper. MS.Man looking at headlines of paper, another man looking over his shoulder. Various shots of main streets in Budapest at night.


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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:04:00 / 01:24:52:00
    UN 3170 C

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