• Short Summary

    THIS IS BRUNEI'S FAMOUS WATER VILLAGE WHICH HOUSES 25,000 PEOPLE -- ONE-THIRD OF THE STATE'S POPULATION.

  • Description

    THIS IS BRUNEI'S FAMOUS WATER VILLAGE WHICH HOUSES 25,000 PEOPLE -- ONE-THIRD OF THE STATE'S POPULATION. THIS SCENE WAS CAPTURED YESTERDAY THROUGH THE PALACE WINDOW WHEN EARL MOUNTBATTEN CALLED ON THE BRUNEI SULTAN, SIR OMAR ALI SAIFUDDIN.

    BRUNEI, A BRITISH PROTECTORATE, IS A SMALL INDEPENDENT ISLAMIC STATE NESTLING BETWEEN MALAYSIAN SARAWAK AND SABAH, ON THE WEST COAST; AND ABOUT 100 MILES FROM INDONESIAN BORNEO. THE STATE ELECTED TO REMAIN OUTSIDE OF THE FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA WHEN IT WAS FORMED IN SEPTEMBER, 1963.

    EARLIER, MOUNTBATTEN VISITED BRITISH FRONT LINE DEFENCE POSITIONS IN SABAH AND A BRITISH BASE IN LABUAN, AN ISLAND ON THE SOUTHWEST COAST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA325LBHKPG9SN2PG8UJA6CPPXX
    Media URN:
    VLVA325LBHKPG9SN2PG8UJA6CPPXX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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