• Short Summary

    Desperately needing a stable government, France goes to the polls.

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    Desperately needing a stable government, France goes to the polls - producing some surprises but no apparent solution. GV. French countryside (title super over). SCU. Peasants looking at elections bill stuck on wall. CU. Men sticking bills on walls. CU. Two peasants talking. CU. Peasants and two women looking at poster. SCU. & CU. Men looking at posters on wooden wall. SCU. Dog and man walking into bar. Man turns round to person in peaked cap waving his hands. CU. Inside bar, man showing a leaflet to the assembly. SCU. Man with car giving papers to peasants outside house. CU. Man and woman with papers in their hands. SCU. Snow plough working and men digging. CU. Snow plough, pan to snow being shot out. GV. Cleared road with snow plough working in background. CU. Snow plough coming towards camera. SCU. People coming from hotel looking at posters on big board. CU. Men looking. CU. Poster saying Election On 2nd January. GV. Night scene, station, people walking with skis. CU. People walking past camera with skis (2 shots). SCU. People leaning out of train waving, train leaving. GV. Hutments with cars in front and people standing about. GV. Inside assembly hall, shot taken from platform, speaker in front of camera. SCU. Audience sitting down. CU. Men standing at back of audience (2 shots). GV. Audience shouting and waving their arms around. SCU. & CU. Outside, crowd and police pushing people (2 shots). CU. Woman being carried with injured leg or foot.

    NO(F.G.) (Orig.I.)

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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:
    01:04:29:00 / 01:05:50:00

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