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Reports: General Election Report


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
18 Nov 1935
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Reports: STOP PRESS: Polling scenes in town and country
  2. 2Reports: General Election Report
  3. 3Reports: Florida - Freak hurricane sweeps Miami
  4. 4Reports: London - Red Cross Unit for Abyssinia
  5. 5Names and News: Spyglass on celebrities: Jean Batten
  6. 6Names and News: Spyglass on celebrities: US Stratospherists
  7. 7Names and News: Spyglass on celebrities: Giant Buddha
  8. 8Names and News: Spyglass on celebrities: Benito Mussolini - reported by Robert Gibbon
  9. 9Sports: All Blacks stamp on Cambridge University
  10. 10Greece


Story No. within this Issue
2 / 10
Section Title
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Government Gets Its Majority. DESCRIPTION: Government gets its majority. SHOTLIST: Scenes inside polling station. Women get papers from desk and enter polling booth. CU sign Cheltenham. Notice showing one or two results. Cartoon shot of boxers after knock out depicting the election. Night shots of crowds. CU George Lansbury raising hat to crowd. Close shot of Sir Samuel Hoare being cheered by crowd. Miss Cazalet is returned at Islington East. Various shots of candidates waving, includes Mr Churchill, electioneering at Epping, speaking from platform. Shots of Mr Shinwell speaking from platform. Shots of Mr Shinwell being chaired from the County Hall. Crowds cheering. (This is in Durham when he beat Ramsay MacDonald). Churchill speech: "If there have been a few personalities and recriminations ... they are of a kind which I hope and trust and certainly in my case leave no sting behind".
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Boxing; Newsreels
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