• Short Summary

    Various shots as allies prepare to defend Singapore.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Latest from Singapore.

    L/S of Singapore, the camera pans across. M/S of boats in the harbour. Travelling shot down street. C/U of a lady. M/S as man runs past pulling rickshaw. Various shots of the naval base. Various shots as representatives from China present G.O.C. Malaya with a banner embroidered with the V for victory sign on behalf of the China Relief Fund.

    M/S of men next to Bren gun carriers. M/S as Air Chief Marshall Sir Arthur Brooke-Popham, Commander in Chief of the Far East, inspects the carriers. Men get in them and drive off giving demonstration. M/S of big guns, various shots as Indian soldiers prepare them for the defence of Singapore.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1133.26
    Media URN:
    39443
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:54:00 / 01:38:07:00
    Canister:
    41/83

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