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    British troops in action in the jungles of Malaya against Communist rebels.

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    Pinewood Stock Cans material -

    Malaya. British troops in action in the jungles of Malaya against Communist rebels.

    Aerial views of Malaysian jungle / rain forest. Aerials of village of 'Longhouses' amongst trees. Shots of village in large clear. Various shots of British soldiers in jungle uniform being briefed in camp. They move out from camp carrying their rifles and machine guns. More aerials of forested terrain. VS of troops wading through river and moving through jungle. They check their position on a map.

    Back at base. Tools and barbed wire are packed onto pallet. VS supplies are carried to airfield by RASC (Royal Army Supply Corps) lorry. The supplies are loaded onto a cargo plane. The plane takes off. Supplies are parachuted from the plane to the troops in the jungle.

    The troops on the ground watch the supplies being dropped. They move out and collect their new gear.

    Air to air shots of bombers flying over jungle. CU of pilot in cockpit. More shots of bomber and crew. VS of bombs being dropped. The camera follows them down and we see the explosions on the ground.

    Air to air shot of troop plane. Interior shots show paratroops preparing for jump. MS of soldiers doing parachute jump carrying lots of equipment. VS of parachutes falling to earth. Lots of good shots of soldiers parachuting in to jungle.

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    Film ID:
    3393.07
    Media URN:
    92465
    Group:
    Pinewood stock cans
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:58:00 / 02:03:11:00
    Canister:
    PSC 22 B

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