• Short Summary

    New troops arrive to fight bandits in Malayan jungle.

  • Description

    Malaya (Malaysia, Singapore).

    SV. Pan, Gurkhas walking down gangplank. They are coming from Hong Kong to help Singapore to fight bandits (unclear whether the bandits are communist revolutionaries or independence fighters). SV. Towards, Gurkhas disembarking. LV. Elevated, Gurkhas disembarking, pan to line of troops leaving dockyard. SV. & SCU. Camerons wearing kilts disembarking. SV. Camerons marching to barracks (3 shots). MV. Men of Devonshire Regiment receiving instructions from Sergeant. SV. Sergeant talking. SV. Men of Devonshire Regiment. CU. Soldier. SV. Notice 'Malay School, Chengkan'. SV. Jim Griffiths, Minister for the Colonies, shaking hands with local Commander of Kampong Guard. SCU. Mr Griffiths talking to Commander. SCU. Mr Griffiths talking to Commander. SV. Kampong guards being inspected by Mr Griffiths. CU. Guard, over Mr Griffiths' shoulder. SV. Sir Henry Gurney with shotgun. Mr Strachey looks on. CU. Kampong Guard. LV. Pan, Mr Strachey talking to guard (SCU). LV. Devonshire Regiment on patrol in jungle. SV. Towards, soldiers wending their way through jungle. SV. Soldiers walking through tall grass. GV. Soldiers wending way through jungle.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1472.04
    Media URN:
    48025
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:20:00 / 01:05:58:00
    Canister:
    50/48

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