• Short Summary

    British Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for War and the son-in-law of Prime Minister Mr. MacMillan?

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    1.
    While waiting for the R.A.F. Far East plane to arrive, Major-Gen. Dato Sir F.H. Brooke G.O.C. of Federation Army (left) talking to Lt. Gen. Dato Sir James Cassels (right)


    (2).
    The R.A.F. Far East plane comes in.


    (3).
    Mr. Julian Amery, M.P., The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for War alighting from the plane was met by officer of R.A.F. and Lt. Gen Dato Sir James Cassels, the Director of Emergency Operations, Major Gen. Dato Sir F.H. Brooke and representative of Ministry of External Affairs.


    (4).
    Mr. Julian Amery talking to Lt. Gen Dato Sir James Cassels.


    (5).
    Long shot of the party leaving the run-way.


    (6).
    Mr. Amery meeting the Press.


    (7).
    Cutaways of the Press.


    (8).
    Mr. Amery drive off accompanied by U.K. High Commissioner.




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    Background: British Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for War and the son-in-law of Prime Minister Mr. MacMillan flew to Singapore early this month to personally familiarize himself with the British armed forces at the strategic far eastern base for Commonwealth defence.

    But it was the medical services at the British Medical Hospital in Singapore that compelled his attention for nearly 10 days. Within two days of his arrival he was admitted to the B.M.H for stomach disorder. Thirty eight year old Mr. Amery recently sustained internal injuries in a car accident in Corsica.

    Pronounced completely recovered Mr. Amery continued his inspection of the British defence forces in Singapore, toured northwards into rubber and tin rich Malaya which last year became a member of the Commonwealth, and where the British forces are helping Malayans eliminate communist terrorists.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3WYCF5FWFU1KZSZSBLOUAA1JG
    Media URN:
    VLVA3WYCF5FWFU1KZSZSBLOUAA1JG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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