• Short Summary

    Indian newsreel item showing Royal Marines liberating Japanese occupied Penang.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Newsreel item from Indian News Parade.

    Title reads: "Penang Reoccupied".

    Royal Marines land at Penang, Malaya, after the Japanese have surrendered. M/S Japanese officers lined up on the quayside. Various shots Captain Hilton DSO (naval officer in charge) coming ashore. Various shots of flag hoisting ceremony - Union Jack flag is raised, military band plays. Various shots liberated Malayan population rejoicing. Sailors and Marines drive through streets in military vehicles - lots of waving and flags, carnival atmosphere. Japanese prisoners of war are marched through the street. British officers inspect the captured Japanese seaplane base.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:36:00 / 01:16:24:00
    UN 1277 A

Comments (2)

  1. Nicholas Pnematicatos says

    Amasing how on the one hand the Japanese are being taken prisoner and on the other hand can be seen as being used as crowd controle whilst the Royal Marines are parading in the streets

  2. samsudinabubakar says

    ReOccupied after The Japanese surrendered? Funny...

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