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Election

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2142
Date Released
22 Jun 1970
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Election
  2. 2Test Match
  3. 3England Return
  4. 4Export Award
  5. 5Soyuz 9
  6. 6Drought
  7. 7Water Bombers

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 7
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Election. DESCRIPTION: Britain’s electors flatly contradict the opinion polls by plumping for Edward Heath and the Conservative Party. Some devastating blows to Labour included in the decisive swing to the Conservatives. And the Liberals lose much of the headway they’d gained in recent years. We see the new young voters going to the polls, the count in one consistuency and join revellers in Trafalgar Square as the vital results are flashed onto giant screens and billboards. SHOTLIST: GV crowd. SV Wilson speaking at meeting at Hammersmith. SCU ditto. SCU Wilson waving. SCU Mr Edward Heath on election tour in Bristol. GV audience. SCU Heath speaking. 2 SVs pan Jeremy Thorpe & supporters walk towards & past, Thorpe with followers look at shop in market. CU Thorpe. SCU woman. SCU Thorpe & supporters. LV voters enter prefabricated polling station. SV pan two shots of young female voters enter. SCU 2 shots ballot boxes emptied onto desk. 2 GVs fountains & crowds in Trafalgar Square (2 shots) crowd watch large television screen. SV screen. SCU supporters watch screen. CU Reginald Maulding on screen. MS chart adjusted to swing of voting. SV jubilant supporters in fountain. GV pan votes being counted. SV 2 shots ditto. SV & LV 2 shots supporters on fountain. 2 SCUs Enoch Powell on screen & information flashes. SCU supporters shouting. LV supporters on fountain. LV supporters dive into water.
Keywords
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Mass media; Celebrations and festivals; Victory celebrations; Youth
Locations
London
Card file number
96085
Credits:
Camera
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Camera
John Abbott
Camera
Keith Medley
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Norman Fisher
Camera
Reginald William Smith
Camera
S. M. F. Plummer
Length of story (in feet)
164
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