Japan's first democratic elections, women get vote, some rioting.
Title reads: "Japan's Women Step In".
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.