• Short Summary

    Footage of election night at Trafalgar Square in 1964. London.

  • Description

    Britain's Decision. London.

    The result board with another result on it. C/U Man on another's shoulders waving umbrella around, eventually he falls off. M/S Crowd fighting. L/S Crowd pushing and shoving. L/S Result board "Streatham Sandys Win". L/S Men in crowd fighting. L/S Result board with sketch of candidate. L/S Pan crowd. C/U Woman. C/U Crowd celebrating. C/U Man watching. L/S Elevated crowd.

    L/S The Pathe News camera team with Bob Danvers Walker interviewing crowd. Natural sound starts. C/U Woman answers question about the election outcome. C/U Man answers question. C/U Another man ditto. C/U Woman ditto. C/U Man ditto. C/U Another man ditto. C/U Another man ditto. C/U Another man ditto. C/U Another man ditto. Nat sound ends (some nice footage). Various shots of revellers in fountains at Trafalgar Square. C/U Girl sounding horn. Pan down to show her splashing her feet in the fountain. M/S Man in under pants being helped up to the top of the fountain. C/U Hat floating in the fountain.

    L/S Sir Alec Douglas-Home steps from his car and turns and waves to crowd. C/U Sir Alec C/U Pressmen. L/S Sir Alec standing in doorway of No.10. M/S Crowd watching. L/S Interior Conservative Party headquarters. C/U Sign "Conservative Headquarters" L/S People in the Headquarters watching results. M/S Girls working at table. M/S Sign "Transport House". L/S The entrance to Transport House. L/S interior People watching results. M/S Man correcting election scores. M/S Score showing 9 Labour gains 9 Conservative misses. M/S People applauding.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:42:00 / 01:48:43:00

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