Vice Premier Gomulka speaks at a pre-election meeting in Congress Hall, Warsaw. Gomulka casts his vote, General Spychalski and many others voting.
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CU Election posters, some with photographs of the candidates to the Seym. Warsaw streets before the Polish elections, people looking at election posters. LS People queuing for the last pre-election meeting outside Congress Hall in Warsaw as there is no more room inside. High shot, packed audience applauding in Congress Hall. On the platform Vladislav Gomulka, Vice Premier of Poland and Secretary of Communist Party, makes his way to the microphone and speaks to the assembly. LS Audience. LS Gomulka speaking, cameramen in foreground trying to get a shot. CU Gomulka speaking. LS Audience. MS Gomulka speaking. MS An old woman of 78 years hands Gomulka flowers thanking his for all he had done for Poland.
Vladislav Gomulka going to his voting centre on 20th January 1957. MS Gomulka voting. Other people voting. Gomulka leaving polling station surrounded by a crowd of well-wishers. At another polling station, General Marian Spychalski, Minister of National Defence casts his vote. CU People presenting their ID cards to get voting papers. People going to the polls in different districts of Warsaw.