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  • Short Summary

    Indonesia shortly after independence.

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    Unused / unissued material - exact dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Indonesia becomes Independence.

    Various shots President Soekarno of Indonesia and Indonesian leaders. Various shots chauffeur attaching Union Jack flag to front of car. Various shots Japanese medium bomber (K9) with Red Cross markings. Interior of cockpit with Japanese pilot at controls. Aerial shots of the lake in Sumatra. M/S crowd of people clinging onto a steam engine moving slowly towards camera, they wave Indonesian flags, more people wave from carriages being pulled by the engine. Various shots of the Indonesian police force on parade. Various shots Indonesian youths and children giving nationalist salute, some carry spears / weapons. Various shots of posters and signs in streets: "The Republic of Indonesia has been born, all foreign domination has gone", "The torch of freedom could never again be extinguished in the hearts of 70 million Indonesians", "Our governments is a government of the people for the people and by the people", "Our republic based on democracy and socialism, is a result of half a century of struggling". Various L/Ss large house. Interior shots men working in a laboratory. M/S convoy of diplomats' cars large. More shots large building - could be university or government?

    For search purposes, note alternative spelling; Sukarno.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:40:00 / 01:31:59:00
    UN 1289 B

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