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    Australia's Northern Frontier, Labuan & Hong Kong.

    Hong Kong under the red shadow.


    MS. Through window of airport control tower of Skymaster 'plane leaving Kingsford Smith airfield, Sydney for Hong Kong. LS aerial shot of countryside. Wing of plane in picture.


    LS elevated shot of Labuan a tiny island off the coast of North Borneo. MS people alighting from plane at Labuan airport LS GV of the main street of Labuan LMS barges in harbour that brought ashore men of the 9th division in 1945 MS pan over derelict barges LS GV cemetery of graves of men that fell in the encounter MS graves being tended by islanders MS people walking through cemetery SCU grave pan to another MS graves LS cloud scene

    Hong Kong

    MS people alighting from plane on Hong Kong airport MS a Chinese sailing in the harbour MS ferry boat Hong Kong waterfront seen in background LMS hordes of houseboats made fast to quay in Causeway Bay MS houseboats MS occupants of houseboat coming and going from boat to quay MS children on houseboat MS houseboat with fowl on it MS children walking onto houseboat LS GV native bazaar LMS block of flats draped with washing LS street scenes in Hong Kong (3 shots) MS Chinese woman buying from kerbside vendor SCU Chinese women MS tracking shot through windscreen of car of road MS police sign at frontier of Hong Kong pan down to military policeman (Gurkha) checking papers of motorist SCU the Union Jack flying pan down to wire enclosed barracks MS Chinese walking over wooded bridge into the town MS military policeman searching civilian for arms CU boundary stone 'Anglo Chinese Boundary 1898' pan over to GV country in Chinese side LS troops on guard on wooden bridge MS soldier escorting civilian over bridge MS lorry load of suspected Communists getting out from lorry to be searched for arms by Gurkha troops MS Gurkhas searching suspected Communists for arms MS Communists climbing back into lorry LS pan GV over the town of Hong Kong. Elevated.

    (Comb.Dupe.Neg. & F.G.)

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:36:00 / 01:43:30:00
    UN 2161 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2161 A
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture
    Gurkhas Malaysia Religion & Culture
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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