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  • Short Summary

    Large crowds turn out in Trafalgar Square to hear the election results.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Election results! Thousands went to Trafalgar Square to cheer or to boo. London.

    M/S of people sat on one of the lions in Trafalgar Square others stand round it and wave a lot.

    Intertitle - 'All eyes were on the mammoth Daily Express electric ribbon bulletin for the results.'

    M/S of the board with the results running across it. M/S of big crowds in Trafalgar Square waving.

    Intertitle - 'then down came the fog, obliterating signs, results and enthusiasm.'

    M/S of the revellers again, it fades out.

    Intertitle - 'but, "Listeners In" heard the results - broadcast for the first time in this country - in comfort.'

    M/S of a man sat in his armchair, he is smoking a cigarette and reading. He takes his pocket watch out and looks at it then puts on some headphones attached to a wireless. He turns the dial and sits back to listen, he writes the results down and has various reactions to them, then he puts the pad back on the table.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:38:00 / 01:28:40:00
    G 1040

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