Malaya Celebrates 1959

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    Titles read: "KUALA LUMPUR - MALAYA CELEBRATES".

    Various shots show a huge night time procession of ornate carnival floats moving through the streets of Kuala Lumpur to celebrate the centenary of the federal capital. Large crowds of people watch the floats go by.

    Children join in the celebrations, carrying Malayan flags and lanterns in the street. Some floats depict heroes and villains of the past such as Sultan Abdul Samad, who is reputed to have killed 99 men with his own hands.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50913
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1597.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:28:00 / 01:16:21:00
    Canister:
    59/76
    Sort Number:
    59/076
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    Religion & Politics
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    Malaysia Malayan Emergency
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