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Conservative and Unionist Party
A remarkably laid-back Harold Macmillan addresses the nation (or at least those who owned televisions) just days before election victory.
Party political broadcast 1959 14 mins
Just days before polling day, Conservative PM Harold Macmillan addresses the nation In a laid-back style rarely witnessed among today's more image-conscious politicians. With Britain enjoying a buoyant economy during the late 1950s, Macmillan's casual self-confidence in leading his party to election victory proved well-founded - the Conservatives increased their majority by 100 seats.
Never Mind The Ballots
Children's 1974 7 mins
As the general election is held in the UK, it's polling day for the Clangers on a small blue planet far away.
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A chance to witness a real rarity, masses of enthusiastic Labour Party supporters parading through the streets behind their victorious candidates after an electoral triumph.
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Non-Fiction 1912 1 mins Silent Location: Bolton
Women's Suffrage campaigners make their mark in a key by-election
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Party political broadcast 1965 10 mins
A Liberal dose of electioneering in this unmissable party political broadcast - an example of 1960s live TV saved on film.
Advert 1985 2 mins
Take a fighter jet, a Top Gun pilot with sunglasses and a brand new SAAB 900 and you have a sure-fire vehicle to launch a Hollywood career.
Promotional 2019 10 mins
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1935 16 mins
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Advert 1946 1 mins Silent
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Advert 1962 0 mins Location: Rhyl
Cinema advertisement for Marine Lake & Ocean Beach, Rhyl, a popular destination for crowds set on a day's fun on free rides.
Local Cinema Advertisements - Blaenau Ffestiniog and Merthyr Local Cinema Advertisements - Blaenau Ffestiniog and Merthyr
Advert 1942 7 mins Silent Location: Blaenau Ffestiniog
Who could deny these advertising claims: "Attractive hair is the ambition of every woman", and "Your family will enjoy Lincoln potatoes"?