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    AMERICAN OUTPOST - MIX TO - PHILIPPINES READY Photo-report by Arthur Menken. Graphic survey of?

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    SV Arthur Menken in tin hat. GV policeman under large parasol directing traffic. GV pan down Japanese bazaar. GV showing advertisement to buy Japanese goods. LV Japanese ship in harbour. LV Finish ship in harbour. GV ship in harbour, tug towing barge. LV pan Catalina taking off from water. SV Gen. Moore. LV harbour. GV showing underground passage in the fort. GV and SV men in underground control room. SV man chalking up details on board. SV S.U. soldiers loading A.A. guns. GV marching. Big close up Gen. Wainwright. Long elevated view showing mountain scenery. GV mountain scenery. U.S. officer comes out of office and puts notice on notice board. CU notice ordering men to grow beards during National Emergency. SV two men reading same. Air view Philippines. CU air view past factory. SV pan from Negrito cigar smoking women. GV five U.S. submarines, alongside each other. GV pan from big coastal defence gun to men raming in shell. Side view closing breach. LV men loading gun in camouflaged emplacement. GV Filipinos running forward in underclothes, carrying little rafts they have made from tent. LV swimming across river. GV steering mules into water. GV Filipinos and horses swimming. GV carrying raft towards river. GV pushing rafts across in middle of river. GV Fort Corregidor. GV residents. SV High Commissioner Sayre, on porch SV talking to Menken. GV Philippine. Church, and U.S. troops passing in foreground. SV and CU troops passing in foreground. GV lorries passing Church. CU Admiral Hart. GV pan U.S. bomber taking off. SV MacArthur and Quezon shaking off. SV MacArthur and Quezon shaking hands.

    Military - Active; United States of America; Personalities - Journalists; Camera Effects; Colonialism
    Background: AMERICAN OUTPOST - MIX TO - PHILIPPINES READY Photo-report by Arthur Menken. Graphic survey of defence plans in American colony, which, with Singapore, guards peace of the Far East.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    PHILIPPINES: US forces make defensive preparations

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