• Short Summary

    Ramsay MacDonald returns to Downing St after landslide victory for a National Government.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown. 1931?

    French title reads: "L'Angleterre A Vote. La foule manifeste son enthousiasme lors de la proclamation des resultats".

    Night shots, crowds of people waiting to hear results of the 1931 General Election. Shots from various constituencies as results are held up on boards. Results include defeat for Arthur Henderson, victory for Ramsay MacDonald.

    CU Prime Minister (now of the National Government) Ramsay MacDonald wearing flying helmet and sitting in the cockpit of a biplane. He waves and the plane takes off. Quick shot of Ramsay MacDonald outside No 10 Downing Street.

    (Spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald)

    N.B. The election took place in late October 1931 and saw the replacement of a Labour / Liberal Coalition with the National Government under PM MacDonald with Tory backing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    474.14
    Media URN:
    57890
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:20:00 / 01:49:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 65 P

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