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  • Short Summary

    Labour candidate Jim Wellbeloved wins by-election in Erith, Kent.

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    GV. Stretch of the River Thames at Erith. Various exterior shots of Labour Party Committee rooms in Erith. CU. Posters outside saying 'Government with Guts' 'Public meeting with James Callaghan, George Brown, Anthony Greenwood, Bessie Braddock and Jim Wellbeloved'. Various shots of Labour Party candidate in by-election Jim Wellbeloved leaving Committee rooms and getting into party van. Various shots of Wellbeloved going around canvassing during the by-election campaign - knocking on doors and meeting the people. Various shots of Liberal candidate Mr Vince leaving his Committee rooms. Various shots of Mr Vince out canvassing and knocking on doors. Various shots of Conservative candidate David Madel out canvassing. Various shots of a few people arriving at a polling station to vote. GV. Industrial area of Erith. Various shots of portable polling station which is small round prefabricated hut. People going in and coming out. MS. Mayor of Erith and Crayford reading out results with Jim Wellbeloved and his family standing behind. Various shots of Labour supporters in the hall cheering. Various shots of Jim Wellbeloved, who wins the by-elections, addressing hall followed by his two competitors. A rear angle shot of the hall behind speakers. CU. Bundles of votes tied up.

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    Date found in the old record - 11/11/1965.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:36:00 / 01:21:51:00
    UN 4077 A

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