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  • Short Summary

    France votes on her new constitution.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Paris, France.

    France votes on her new constitution.

    C/U of election posters urging people to vote "Non" or "Oui". C/U of election workers sorting cards inside the booth. M/S of people lining up inside the booth to cast their votes. M/S of Georges Bidault, Prime Minister of France, casting his vote. C/U of Maurice Thorez, the Communist leader, slipping his ballot paper into the box. C/U of General Charles de Gaulle, in civvies, putting his paper into the ballot box and shaking hands with election workers. C/U of Leon Blum, ex-premier of France, wearing trilby hat, walking away after casting his vote. M/S of boxer George Carpentier casting his vote. C/U of a teller wearing an enormous straw hat. C/U of actor Maurice Chevalier, pondering and scratching his head before deciding how to vote.

    Possibly connected with 46/84 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:07:00 / 01:22:53:00
    UNSO Reel 090

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