• Short Summary

    The Cabinet meet to decide the date of the General Election. Newspapers print the news.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Stop Press - Election Secret Out!".

    London. The Cabinet meet to decide the date of the General Election. Newspapers print the news.

    CU No 10 Downing St door. LV Pressmen surrounding Herbert Morrison on arrival at No10. SV Morrison. SV People watching. SV Pan AV Alexander arriving. SV Harold Wilson arriving. SV George Tomlinson arriving.

    SV Reporter rushes out of 'phone box and another rushes in. CU Reporter 'phoning in box.

    GV Interior activity in newspaper Office "Daily Express". SV Reporter wearing earphones and typing. CU Hands tapping typewriter keys. SV Man snatches typewritten sheet from machine. SV Art Editor selecting cartoons of Clement Attlee and Winston Churchill. SV Newspapers being printed. CU Papers rolling off machine. SV Papers moving along rack. CU Bundles of papers of rack.

    LV Crowds in Downing Street. LV Left to Right: Tom Williams, George Isaacs, Aneurin (Nye) Bevan, George Tomlinson and Lord Addison leaving No10. CU Pan from Williams to George Isaacs to Bevan. SV Pressman. SV AV Alexander walking away from No 10. SV Wilson and Sir Stafford Cripps outside No 10. CU. Wilson and Cripps outside No 10. SV People watching. SV Morrison in front of No 10. Pressmen in foreground. SV Morrison smiling. GV Houses of Parliament.

    (Orig. Neg.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1446.19
    Media URN:
    47308
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:17:00 / 01:24:42:00
    Canister:
    50/4

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