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    Reginald Clarry, M.P. takes 1,000 women from his constituency on a trip around London.

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    Title: "POLITICS and SIGHTSEEING. Over 1,000 women voters from Newport visit London and are entertained by Mr. Reginald Clarry - their M.P.".

    M/S of Mr. C. surrounded by women, some appear to be wearing old fashioned Puritan costumes. M/S of a group of women all wearing rosettes, there is some pushing to get in front of the camera. M/S of a row of opened topped buses - charabancs - all filled with lots of women, as they drive off the women wave. C/U of the Puritan women on one of the buses. M/S of Mr. C. waving his top hat at the passing buses, he is accompanied by several other gentlemen. Various shots of the convoy of buses driving down a tree lined road. More shots of the M.P. surrounded by the women, one of them shows him a stuffed cat.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:55:26:00 / 01:57:45:00
    G 1064

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  1. Unknown user says

    The women's costumes aren't 'Puritan,' but the traditional costume of Wales. Sir Reginald Perry was M.P. of the historic Newport constituency of Monmouthshire and became one of the longest-serving MP's from Wales. This particular event brought over 1,000 of his constituents to London in March, 1924 and created such a media buzz that images of it were printed in newspapers around the world.

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