• Short Summary

    First local election in Lagos, the capital of Nigeria.

  • Description

    X marks the first vote. Lagos elections, Nigeria

    LV Lagos looking across river. SV Elevated, crowd outside polling station. SV Sign "Polling Station" pan to queue lining up to go into station. SV Queue. SV Interior of polling station. Woman at desk. SCU Clerk directing woman to voting booth. CU Woman completing form and leaving booth. SV Woman walking up to ballot box. CU Hand dropping vote into ballot box. SV Polling station sign on tree in rural area, pan to two girls wearing native dress. SV People walking up to polling station. LV People queuing up outside polling station, some holding umbrellas. CU Women in queue wearing gay-coloured, knotted head-dresses. LV Glover Hall. People waiting outside. SV Counting votes inside. LV Floodlit balcony of Glover Hall. CU Man making announcement at mike. MTV Pan, crowds waving and cheering, in searchlights.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1500.05
    Media URN:
    48871
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:40:00 / 01:05:48:00
    Canister:
    50/90

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