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  • Short Summary

    Liberals win Canadian elections with Lester Pearson as the new Prime Minister.

  • Description

    Canada.

    Title reads 'The National Election'.

    MS. Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker arriving at one of his election rallies headed by bagpipe player - he has lost the elections and is about to step down as Prime Minister. MS. Section of crowd at rally. Various shots of Mr Diefenbaker addressing mass crowds from dais. MS. & CU. Mr Diefenbaker with his wife. GV. Packed arena during the liberals rally. MS. Lester Pearson the Liberal leader (former Minister of External Affairs) taking dais with his wife. Various shots of Mr Pearson addressing his own convention. Various shots of Canadians casting votes at ballot boxes. Various shots of Mr Pearson and his family standing on the dais victorious - he wins the elections.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 08/03/963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2649.13
    Media URN:
    78848
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:25:00 / 01:20:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 3738 G

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