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  • Short Summary

    President Coolidge, Senators and Governors are filmed casting their votes in Presidential election won by Herbert Hoover.

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    No title, paperwork reads - Herbert Hoover - America's new President. Vast crowds wait to hear result of greatest election in American history. New York. America (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S of the White House with crowds of people stood in front of it. M/S of balcony. M/S of President Hoover making speech from the balcony. M/S as Guards march along in a parade.
    M/S interior White House (?) men sit around a table. L/S exterior of a group of people. L/S of lots of people riding on bicycles. L/S aerial view of crowds of people in the spotlight at night.

    Intertitle - 'President leads forty million voters to polls.'
    Intertitle - 'with Mrs Coolidge he arrives in Northampton, Massachusetts to ballot in greatest election in nation's history.' M/S of Mr and Mrs Coolidge posing together.
    Intertitle - 'New York City. Governor and Mrs Smith go to the polls.' M/S of the couple stood together, she is holding bouquet of flowers.

    Intertitle - 'Little Rock, Arkansas. Senator J. T. Robinson and Mrs Robinson cast ballots.' M/S as they place their votes in the box, others stand around them.
    Intertitle - 'Topeka, Kansas. Neighbourhood children greet Senator Curtis at polling place.' M/S as they watch him walk up with his arm in sling, he takes his hat off. M/S of him surrounded by children, they laugh. M/S as they salute him.

    Intertitle - 'Ogden, Utah. Mr and Mrs Herbert Hoover speed homeward to vote.' M/S of the couple. M/S's from train as people wave to them when they pull away.

    Intertitle - 'Palo Alto, California. The Hoovers arrive home for election day.' M/S of train pulling into station with people waiting. They get off and walk along posing for photographs. L/S of group of people. M/S of Hoover and his wife with their family.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:31:00 / 01:37:04:00
    G 1556

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