• Short Summary

    Feelings run high in election for new president, and fighting breaks out.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 47 Die In Mexican Election Riots

    Mexico City, Mexico: GV People lining up to vote outside building with name 'Forrages' over door. LV of people outside building waving and cheering. Cu marking ballot paper. CU Putting ballot paper in box. SV of President Cardenas arriving through crowd GV of troops arriving in lorry. CU Troops in lorry machine gun mounted in front Side view of troops in full war kit in lorry. GV Candidate Almazan in garden. CU Almazan. GV Man runs from cars towards camera. SCU of Camacho in crowd looking at paper (voting?) TV Crowd and cars in street. LV Policeman with gas-gun near crowd of onlookers. CU gun in policeman's hand. GV of mounted police in street. GV Mounted and motorcycle police charging. Travel shot of rioting in street. SV of small crowd fighting. TV Rioting in street. SV of two men fighting. GV pan of fighting to buildings with sign 'Gayosso' GV of people running in street. GV Throwing stones on roof. GTV of rioting in streets. TV of police on motor cycles chasing man along pavement near motorcars. GV Riots near buildings. CU blood stains and bullet holes in back of car. CU smashed windscreen. CUTV of dead man with blood and bullet hole in chest. SV Armed police with rifles..putting body in ambulance. GV pan rioting in streets.

    Government and Politics; Civil Disturbances; Mexico
    Background: Feelings run high in election for new president, and fighting breaks out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC8A1M30C31BGUL05PFMAOP20K
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8A1M30C31BGUL05PFMAOP20K
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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