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    Scenes in around the Polling Stations in Prague

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    Prague, Czechoslovakia


    M.S. street scene in Prague, trams in street and large placard on wall depicting Prime Minister Klement Gottwald. M.S. Low angle election poster advertising Gottwald. L.S. flag bedecked building. M.S. Entrance to polling booth. M.S. Posters of Premier Gottwald in a window, pan to another window with similar posters. C.U. poster of Gottwald covering front of building. M.S. Nun recording her vote inside polling booth. M.S. scene inside Ministry of Interior as votes are recorded. S.C.U. A man pinning markers on a map. C.U. Hands filling in figures on the wall map. C.U. Foreign journalists studying map. C.U. Full screen chart showing some of the returns marked in. C.U. woman foreign journalist. C.U. bald headed man smoking pipe. M.S. Foreign journalists discussing among themselves. L.S. workmen at work on polling day. M.S. the same. C.U. Workers studying election propaganda, continuing with workers ceasing work to go and record votes. M.S. women cleaning windows stopping work to go and record votes. M.S. Working types entering polling booth. M.S. working types entering booth. M.S. types queueing to record votes inside booth. M.S. Tellers recording votes inside booth. M.S. Voter walking from behind screen drops slip into ballot box. M.S. Gottwald records his vote. M.S. Press cameramen. S.C.U. Gottwald recording his vote. dropping paper into ballot box. C.U. a teller checking voting papers. M.S. Minister of Industry, Zdanek Fierlinger dropping his vote into ballot box. M.S. Minister of Technics, Slechta, voting. L.M.S. Crowds gathered round notice board to see results of election. S.C.U. The board with people looking at it. M.S. Two old women dancing in street. S.C.U. ditto. M.S. dancing scenes in the street. C.U. Alan Bush, giving his impressions of the elections to a girl reporter. Next to him is Eric Borne of the Kemsley Press.


    (alternative spelling Zdenek Fierlinger

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:33:00 / 01:52:20:00
    UN 1950 F

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