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  • Short Summary

    British Political Cartoon: The Whip Hand by Frank Holland.

  • Description

    Frank Holland animation - By Permission of John Bull.

    Speeded up film of artist Frank Holland's hand drawing a political cartoon of an elephant (labelled Coalition Majority) with a caricature of Prime Minister David Lloyd George on top; holding a whip which is mostly off-screen.

    The elephant winks a few times. There is also a signpost to Westminster and a label reading 'Old Gang' is tied to elephant's tale. 'The Whip Hand' is written at the side.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1910.35
    Media URN:
    73051
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:25:00 / 01:36:28:00
    Canister:
    ON 124 E

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