• Short Summary

    In Suva, 800 Fijian volunteers leaving their homes to fight the Malayan Communists.

  • Description

    Suva, Fiji.

    GV. Town of Suva (for super title.) LV. Towards Fijian troops marching through Suva. CU. Fijian woman waving pan to more women following troops. LV. Deputy, Gov, taking salute SV. Towards Troops marching through Suva CU. Fijian Boy. GV. Fijian village. LV. Group of Fijians kicking ball. SV. Interior Villagers seated receiving bowl of drink at Good- Bye Ceremony. CU. Soldier drinking from bowl. SV. Soldiers kissing Chief's wife and saying Goodbye to chief. CU. Chief's wife saying goodbye to Soldier. SV. Troops boarding troopship. SV. Group of women with children waving. SCU. Woman in crowd shaking hands with passing soldiers. CU. Weeping woman. SV. Soldiers boarding trooper. CU. Crying woman kissing soldier. SV. Soldiers being checked aboard. CU. Crying woman reaching through barb wire fence to embrace soldiers. Soldier leaves woman reached through fence. SV. Soldier waves as he boards ship. SV. Soldiers waving from troopship. STV. Crowd waving from quayside. CU. Old man with young boy looking up at ship. CU. Crying woman leaning and peering through iron railings. SV. Troops waving as ship leaves quayside. CU. Woman holding handkerchief and crying. SCU. Women crying and waving. SCU. Woman crying. LV. Ship leaving as crowd waves. SCU. Crying women looking through barb wire. SV. Women and children, watching. GV. Troop ship leaving as crowds wave.

    The troops are leaving for Malaya.

    (Orig. Lav.) (Orig. "B")

    Note: Selected Originals exist for this story, see other record.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:43:00 / 01:47:52:00

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