• Short Summary

    Despite end of Japanese occupation life is still hard in Singapore as prices in shops rise.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Prices rocket in Singapore".

    Japanese rule ends in Singapore but prices of goods rise astronomically.

    Various shots of busy streets; people pulling rickshaws, washing hanging from lines. C/U of shop window with sign advertising "Atomic silks". Various shots of two European women in military uniforms inspecting and handling rolls of fabric, shoes and bags. Narrator points out that many of these things have not been available in Britain for years. A shopkeeper offers something to one of the women, she shakes her head at him. Various shots of craftsman painting paper lantern. M/S of market stall selling bananas. Various C/Us of children eating rice with chopsticks. They smile at the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1372.16
    Media URN:
    44943
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:38:00 / 01:19:30:00
    Canister:
    46/3

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