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  • Short Summary

    Japanese officers surrender in Singapore and Allied POWs are let out.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Singapore.

    Various shots of Japanese troops in streets. Shots of signing of Surrender documents in Singapore - various Japanese and British military officers.

    Shots of group of fairly cheerful British Prisoners of War (POWs). More shots of signing.

    British troops put up posters announcing surrender.

    Streets almost deserted, Local inhabitants jubilant but keep on pavement.

    Shots of sad looking Japanese troops.

    Landing crafts come in to harbour.

    More shots of guards.

    Shots of Allied POWs being given cigarettes, some of them look very thin. More celebrations.

    Union Jack British flag flies over building.

    Allied POWs wave from behind wire fence.

    Old records suggest Cuts from 45/77.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2050.04
    Media URN:
    62639
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:10:00 / 01:08:49:00
    Canister:
    UN 1267 E

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