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  • Short Summary

    Governor A.E. Smith and Mr Hoover campaign to be next President of the United States of America.

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    L/S of crowds of people gathered together at night, searchlights pick them out. Aerial view of all the people.

    Intertitle - 'Herbert Clark Hoover. The President Elect.' M/S of him sat inside on a sofa.
    M/S of a band playing and many men walking behind. C/U of Al Smith's face, he smiles and talks.

    L/S as Hoover's car drives down the track. L/S as people wave their flags. M/S of him making a speech. Various shots of thousands of people waving and cheering in a packed hall, many wave flags.

    M/S profile of Alfred Smith on a platform making a speech and of interior of hall again. M/S as a small child is handed to Mr Smith as he sits in a car, he drives off with three ladies in the back and another at his side.

    L/S of a huge rally with packed stands, people wave American flags, Various shots as Hoover drives along. L/S as camera pans across crowds.

    Intertitle - 'Al Smith and Herbert Hoover go a-fishing. Glen Rock, PA. Citizens with same names as nominees not bothered by politics.' M/S from back as they fish over a bridge, they turn around and look at the camera. M/S as they walk along arm in arm carrying their fishing rods.

    Intertitle - 'Meet Al Smith.' C/U of the man with same name, he puts his top hat back on his head.

    Intertitle - 'Likewise Herb Hoover.' C/U of him with big cigar in his mouth talking and laughing.

    Intertitle - '75,000 hear Hoover accept nomination. Palo Alto, California. Republican candidate for president is formally notified of honour.' L/S of band playing in stadium and people waving flags.

    Intertitle - 'Governor C.C. Young introduces Senator Moses who delivers notification speech.' M/S of him making speech at microphone on platform.

    Note: there is another version of this story with the same title also on *PM0748*.

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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:
    01:10:20:00 / 01:15:30:00
    G 1551

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