Winston Churchill is defeated in the Abbey by-election, vote goes to the Tories.
Tory candidate beats Winston Churchill in the Abbey by-election.
Title: "WINSTON LOSES by 45 VOTES. Excited crowds at declaration of Westminster Abbey Poll".
Intertitle: "Mr. O. Nicholson - successful Candidate, polling 8187 votes".
M/S looking over the heads of a densely packed crowd outside a civic building (sign over door reads - 'Caxton Hall'). There are many policemen in the crowd, some men stand on a wall trying to look inside the building.
M/S of a man Mr. Otho Nicholson making a speech to the crowd from the steps of the building. C/U of Mr. N. M/S of Mr. N. standing in the back of a convertible car waving as it drives through the crowd.
Intertitle: "Mr. Fenner Brockway - Socialist - 6556 votes".
M/S of Mr. B. waving at the crowd before making a speech from the steps of the building, a little girl - his daughter? - stands in front of him.
"'Winston' - 8144 votes".
Good M/S of Winston Churchill standing on the steps next to his wife, they are surrounded by cheering supporters, the couple walk towards the camera. L/S of Churchill standing in the entrance, the crowd cheers.
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