• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS PACKED THE SINGAPORE AIRPORT ON THE EVENING OF FEBRUARY 27 TO GIVE A ROUSING WELCOME TO THE PRIME MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    1.
    LB CROWD AT AIRPORT
    3 ft

    2.
    LEE AND PARTY OUT PLANE
    5 1/2 ft

    3.
    MS WELCOMING BANNERS
    7 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS LEE AND PARTY MEET DIGNITARIES (THREE SHOTS)
    15 ft

    5.
    MS LION DANCE
    16 1/2 ft

    6.
    LEE SHAKES HANDS WITH CROWD
    19 ft

    7.
    CU BANNERS
    21 ft

    8.
    MS KEN PARTY BEING GARLANDED
    26 1/2 ft

    9.
    MLS CROWD
    28 ft

    10.
    MS LEE SPEAKS TO CROWD
    31 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS LION DANCE
    36 ft

    12.
    MS LEE AND PARTY RIVE AT CITY HALL
    38 ft

    13.
    LB BANNERS (TILT DOWN) CROWD)
    40 1/2 ft

    14.
    MS LEE SPEAKS
    43 ft

    15.
    MS CROWD
    44 1/2 ft

    16.
    MS LEE SPEAKS
    46 ft

    17.
    MS CROWD APPLAUDS
    48 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/AB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THOUSANDS PACKED THE SINGAPORE AIRPORT ON THE EVENING OF FEBRUARY 27 TO GIVE A ROUSING WELCOME TO THE PRIME MINISTER, MR.LEE YEW AND HIS PARTY, ON THEIR RETURN FROM SUCCESSFUL AFRICAN TOUR.

    DURING THE ONE-MONTH TOUR, THE MALAYSIAN TRUTH MISSION, LED BY PREMIER LEE KUAN YEW, WON THE UNDERSTANDING AND SYMPATHY OF AFRICAN NATIONS FOR MALAYSIA.

    DIGNITARIES WHO WERE GATHERED ON THE TARMAC TO GREET THE MISSION INCLUDED THE CHIEF JUSTICE, CABINET MINISTERS, UNION MINISTERS, UNION LEADERS AND PROMINENT BUSINESS COMMUNITY.

    AS PREMIER LEE KUAN YEW, FOLLOWED BY OTHER MEMBERS OF THE MISSION, MADE THEIR WAY TO THE PLATFORM SPECIALLY BUILT FOR THE PURPOSE, A QUEUE OF GARLAND-BEARERS MOUNTED THE DIAS AND HEAPED GARLANDS OF THEM.

    TEAMS OF LION DANCERS, PRANCING AMIDST THE DEEP THROB OF THEIR DRUMS,ENHANCED THE COLOUR OF THE AIRPORT SCENE, ALREADY MADE COLOURFUL BY INNUMERABLE SCROLLS, BANNERS FLAGS CARRIED BY THE WELCOMING CROWD.

    WHEN THE GATHERING DISPERSED, THERE WAS A TRAFFIC JAM, WHICH BROUGHT VEHICLES GOING INTO AND OUT OF THE AIRPORT TO A VIRTUAL STANDSTILL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA78S2PKKBVTZQCKONDPNW27DHH
    Media URN:
    VLVA78S2PKKBVTZQCKONDPNW27DHH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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