• Short Summary

    Japan's first democratic elections, women get vote, some rioting.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Japan's Women Step In".

    Japan.

    First democratic and free election, Japanese women get vote.

    Various shots of passers-by looking at election posters. Travelling shot from car passing queues, mostly of women, at polling stations. C/U of babies carried on their mothers' backs. Various shots of people voting. Various shots of crowds in Tokyo streets. Japanese police endeavour to control crowds. Political procession with banners which dissolves into a riot.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1380.30
    Media URN:
    45176
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:59:00 / 01:53:36:00
    Canister:
    46/36

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