• Short Summary

    The people of Gibraltar vote to stay British in referendum - special item for Gibraltar.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Referendum. Special for Gibraltar.

    Aerial shots Gibraltar. L/S beach and sea breaking over rocks. Various shots old cannon, pan past the building with Union Jack flags to notice 'Gibraltarians, this is our finest hour.'
    Various shots as Chief Minister Joshua Hassan holds a press conference. M/S car driving along by sea. Various shots as the observers from Commonwealth countries walk along in Catalan area. Various shots crowds climbing steps to the polling station.

    Various shots flags and bunting across streets. M/S sign 'Vote British'. C/U sign 'I'm O.K. with U.K.' C/U sign 'Keep the Rock British'. C/U sign 'Give Spain no Hope'. M/S Pathe News camera car. C/U Union Jack on bonnet of car. M/S portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on roof of car, pan to crown on cushion on the bonnet. L/S as two men get into painted car, M/S as it drives away. C/U car with model of Gibraltar and serpent on roof. C/U policeman. C/U another model of rock and ape on roof of car, pan to crowd lining the street applauding. Various shots 75 year old Mrs Victoria Olivero walking along carrying pictures of Queen and Duke and wearing a Union Jack dress. L/S bunting. C/U sign 'Prince Edward's Road', pan down to Mrs Olivero holding pictures of Queen and Duke. C/U of her. L/S people queuing outside polling station, C/U people holding passports. M/S as elderly woman is helped along. Various shots of the long queue. M/S's group of young girls chatting. C/U children. M/S as elderly ladies are helped along to polling stations. C/U's voters' feet. Various shots people casting their votes, pan along long queue. C/U dog wearing Union Jack coat. Various shots very old lady being helped from car. M/S as policeman helps her into polling station. M/S old lady in wheelchair being pushed to polling station, she is holding passport. Pan along very long queue at polling station.

    Various shots Commonwealth observer watching. C/U pan people going into polling station. M/S and C/U interior people putting votes into box. Various shots Chief Minister Joshua Hassan approaching polling station. M/S's people applauding him. M/S of him. Various shots of the long queues. M/S Hassan entering and casting his vote, various shots. L/S of him outside. Various shots crowds standing on balcony of block of flats clapping and cheering. M/S as his car drives away. Various shots people arriving to vote. Various shots people waiting to vote. C/U policeman outside another polling station. M/S Deputy Peter Isola and his family arriving to vote. M/S people queuing to get in. M/S others emerging. Interior shots people voting. M/S Mr Benetar casting his vote. M/S observers. M/S pan people clapping all around balconies.

    C/U small girl clapping. Various shots flats with balconies lined with cheering people. M/S as ballot box is carried towards camera from voting station. M/S as crowd are clapping and cheering. C/U pan woman smiling. M/S of the ballot box carried into counting hall. C/U two Commonwealth observers. Various shots as votes are counted. L/S and C/U's crowd outside hall waving and cheering, waiting for result. M/S Sir Joshua Hassan on platform to announce result. C/U's crowd cheering and jumping as police try to hold them back. C/U as policeman nearly loses his helmet. M/S man waving Union Jack, he is lifted high by the crowd. C/U notice on wall 'British we are, British we stay'.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:53:00 / 01:52:49:00

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