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  • Short Summary

    Japanese officers surrender in Singapore. Allied former POWs carried to hospital ship.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Singapore.

    Various shots of Japanese military officials signing surrender documents. Lord Louis Mountbatten is amongst the British officers.

    Ext. of house. Two men and woman (unidentified) come out to pose for cameras. They talk to Army press men.

    LS Exterior house in Singapore.

    Various shots of ill looking Allied former Prisoners of War (POWs) on stretchers. They are helped by nurses and doctors. They are given drinks and supplies. Stretcher cases are carried on board hospital ship. Various shots of former POWs marching along road. Various shots of local people waving thanks. Locals give gifts to soldiers and former POWs. Various shots of groups of ex-POWs

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2050.09
    Media URN:
    62644
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:10:00 / 01:30:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 1268 C

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