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    French Presidential elections in Versailles Palace.

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    Versailles, France

    FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

    Interior of the Congress Hall in Versailles Palace. President Le Troquer delivers speech (in French). The letter 'W'. Voting begins: Shots of Mr Georges Bidault (Republican movement candidate), Andre Cornu (minister of Fine Arts and candidate to Presidency), Hugues (former minister of Information) , Jacquinot (independent party candidate), Lanet (USDR deputy), Joseph M Laniel (French Prime Minister) and his brother, Monnerville (President of the Senate, Naegelen (socialist candidate). Ext. shots of Versailles Palace. Arrival of officials' cars at gate. Alighting from cars - Bidault, Daladier, Dr Queuille, Mr Cachin, Jacques Fourcade, Joseph Laniel, Pierre de Gaulle (general de Gaulle's brother). GVs of Northern Entrance during counting of first ballot. Shot of the four officials responsible for organization of ballot. Shots of Mr Buron (labour Minister) and Yvon Delbos (Radical Socialist candidate to Presidency).

    (F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    2785.15
    Media URN:
    81836
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:32:00 / 01:54:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 2577 B

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