• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    LS WATER VILLAGE SEEN FROM PALACE WINDOW
    4 ft

    2.
    MS SULTAN'S PALACE
    6 1/2 ft

    3.
    CU GUARD OUTSIDE PALACE
    7 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS MOUNTBATTEN ARRIVES IN CAR; HE GETS OUT
    10 ft

    5.
    MS HE COMES OUT OF PALACE AFTER TALKS WITH SULTAN; SULTAN ACCOMPANIES HIM OUT
    14 1/2 ft

    6.
    MS BOTH OF THEM TALKING
    19 ft

    7.
    MS CUTAWAY GUARD
    21 ft

    8.
    MS MOUNTBATTEN INTO CAR AND DRIVES OFF (TWO SHOTS)
    25 ft



    Initials CAR/VS/CA/YA/RBI



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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