• Short Summary

    Despite his ill health, Herbert Henry Asquith is returned as Member for Paisley in a by-election

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: TITLE: Mr. Asquith's Return to Westminster - Hospital Students Escorted the Ex-premier from his Home in Cavendish Square
    *** SOME FILM DAMAGE ***
    ENGLAND: London: Westminster: Cavendish Square & Houses of Parliament:
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    LS car makes its way through massive crowds. (scratched).

    SV Horse and Carriages stand by the roadside as car makes its way along road through massive crowds (scratched).

    SV car draws to a halt, policemen standing on the footrests, followed by mounted policemen holding back the crowds.

    LS car drives towards Houses of Parliament, cheering crowd following.

    LV Mounted policemen ride past cheering crowd.

    GV crowd outside house. (scratched).

    SV People gathering round Mr. Asquith in car.

    Tilt down Big Ben to GV streets scene below.

    LV Large crowd surrounding carriages.

    GV Large crowd gathered round building.

    SV cars make their way through massive crowd.

    GV crowd round building, LS man gets up onto carriage to cheer, policeman follows and throws him off.

    Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, H.H. Asquith, Lord Oxford, Prime Minister, Liberal Party, Leader of the Opposition, social reforms, Paisley, Whitehall, Parliament
    Background: Despite his ill health, Herbert Henry Asquith is returned as Member for Paisley in a by-election

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADLMHWP69FQHOPXNCU64W326S1
    Media URN:
    VLVADLMHWP69FQHOPXNCU64W326S1
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1920
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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