• Short Summary

    Foreign secretary Gordon Walker loses seat to Tories in Leyton by-election.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Gordon Walker defeated".

    Leyton by-election, Greater London.

    Various shots people entering the polling station. Exterior. Various shots men carrying ballot boxes into the committee rooms. Exterior. Patrick Gordon Walker (Labour candidate and Foreign Secretary) arriving at the committee rooms. M/S Ronald Buxton (Tory / Conservative candidate) arriving at the committee rooms. Angle shot snowstorm. L/S crowds waiting in streets snowstorm in progress. L/S crowds and snowstorm, policeman in foreground. C/U policeman with snow beating down on his face.

    Interior of town hall: Mayor of Leyton is announcing the results. Gordon Walker standing behind the Mayor. People listening. M/S Ronald Buxton. C/U Gordon Walker.

    Exterior. Girls cheering in the snowstorm. L/S Gordon Walker and Buxton on the steps while Mayor reads out results - Buxton has won the seat. M/S Mayor with Buxton alongside. Crowds cheering in snowstorm. M/S Mayor reading out the result. M/S police holding back crowds in snowstorm. M/S Gordon Walker and Buxton standing on steps. M/S of press in snowstorm. C/U Gordon Walker waving. M/S Buxton and Walker standing on steps waving.

    Note: alternative spelling Patrick Gordon-Walker.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:16:00 / 01:01:35:00

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