• Short Summary

    Labour holds onto the Hammersmith seat in a by-election fight. Churchill pays a visit.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hammersmith Election".
    Intertitle reads: "Govt. Holds Another Seat".

    Hammersmith, London. By-election scenes.

    GV Elevated of Hammersmith. SV Hammersmith tube station pan down to canvassers. SV Bearded gentleman canvassing. CU Placard - 'Fighting H.Q. Conservative.' SV Baby in pram pan down to notice on side of pram 'Vote for Fell. CU 'Vote for Fell' poster. CU Anthony Fell, Conservative candidate and wife. SV Notice on window 'Labour Committee Rooms.' SV Notice 'Polling Station' SV People going in to vote. CU 'Work and Vote for Tom.' LV Tom Williams, Labour candidate talking to road repairers. CU Worker pan to Tom. LV of political meeting. CU Man talking into microphone. CU Woman wearing hairnet. CU Woman talking into microphone. CU Heckler - man. CU Man talking into microphone. CU Man heckler. SV Tom Williams talking. CU Woman looking on. CU Tom Williams speaking into mike. PRECIS.: Williams stating that the 'Daily Mail' had printed a statement about housing. MV Top view women in crowd arguing. LV GV Of political meeting. Williams talking in background. Heckler talking about other people's money. CU Man looking on. MV Irish heckler. LV Elev. of Wing Commander Ernest Millington, MP for Chelmsford, walking through crowd to Irish heckler. MV People waving from windows. LV Elev. of car driving through crowd. Car stops. MV Crowd. CU Winston Churchill, standing in car, addressing crowd. PRECIS: Churchill speaking on what the electors will be voting for. CU people looking on. LV GV Churchill in car amidst crowd, waving as car moves off. LV. GV Inside Hammersmith Town Hall counting votes. SV Counting votes. CU Hands counting votes. SV Returning officer. CU Anthony Fell. CU Williams. GV Crowd cheering outside pan to Mayor of Hammersmith, Alderman R J Buckingham and others on balcony. CU Crowd cheering. MV Mayor announcing the result of the poll. GV Crowd cheering. SV The Mayor and Williams, the successful candidate on the balcony.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:18:00 / 01:07:29:00

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