• Short Summary

    A BRITISH MINESWEEPER, H.M.S.HOUGHTON, RECENTLY BROUGHT TO KUCHING, THE CAPITAL OF SARAWAK, GURKHA SOLDIERS FROM?

  • Description

    1.
    MLS AN ANCHORED BOAT (PAN TO) SIBU WATERFRONT
    8 ft

    2.
    CU H.M.S. HOUGHTON
    9 ft

    3.
    MLS GURKHA TROOPS ON BOARD
    11 ft

    4.
    MLS A HARBOUR WORKER
    13 ft

    5.
    MS H.M.S. HOUGHTON LEAVES SIBU HARBOUR (2 SHOTS)
    17 ft

    6.
    LS (PAN) RAJANG RIVER (2 SHOTS)
    24 ft

    7.
    MS H.M.S. HOUGHTON CRUISES ALONG RIVER
    26 ft

    8.
    LS TRACK LONGHOUSES ALONG RIVER BANK
    30 ft

    9.
    MS H.M.S. HOUGHTON
    33 ft

    10.
    MS FROM MAST TILT DOWN TO H.M.S. HOUGHTON
    35 ft

    11.
    MS GURKHA SOLDIERS ARRIVE IN KUCHING (2 SHOTS)
    49 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A BRITISH MINESWEEPER, H.M.S.HOUGHTON, RECENTLY BROUGHT TO KUCHING, THE CAPITAL OF SARAWAK, GURKHA SOLDIERS FROM SIBU FOR REINFORCEMENT PURPOSES.

    THE MINESWEEPER CRUISED ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE RAJANG RIVER.THE SOLDIERS, BELONGING TO THE BRITISH ARMY, SAW THE FAMOUS LONGHOUSES - HOMES OF THE DAYAKS.

    THE HOUSES WERE FLANKED ALL ALONG THE RIVER BANK.

    AT PRESENT, THE 40 ROYAL MARINE COMMANDS AND THE ROYAL NAVY ARE BEING STATIONED IN THE CAPITAL FOLLOWING ARMED BANDIT ATTACKS IN THE NEIGHBOURING AREAS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC4I0ECC7DYRAR3C9JS0TVZ17X
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4I0ECC7DYRAR3C9JS0TVZ17X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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