• Short Summary

    Newsbriefs from Singapore show R.A.F. and army men on manoeuvres.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Newsbriefs from Singapore.

    Far East.

    L/S of steamship "Anhui" heading towards Singapore carrying British subjects. M/S of people on deck. Various shots of immigration officials examining passports and papers. M/S of R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) trainees in Malaya, various shots as they drill. M/S of Governor of Malaya Sir Shenton Thomas meeting the recruits. Various shots of officers. Brewster Buffalo fighters take off and fly over swampland. M/S of soldiers walking through jungle, they assemble a boat as part of their training, then row away. Various shots of them on manoeuvres. M/S of soldiers advancing through rubber plantation and preparing to fire. An armoured car full of Australian journalists drives through and gets stuck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1137.34
    Media URN:
    39575
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:00:00 / 01:47:58:00
    Canister:
    41/96

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