• Short Summary

    Singapore's defence - military trained police force + Australian troops.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Singapore Today".

    Various shots of the Singapore police drilling as part of their military training, the police force is made up of Malays, Indian and Chinese. M/S of group of British men watching the drilling and referring to some plans. Amongst the men are the Commissioner and Assistant Superintendent of Police. M/S of an Australian mortar crew running into the jungle. C/U Major General Gordon Bennett who commands the Australian troops stationed in Singapore. M/S of Australian soldiers crossing a small jungle clearing.

    Note: item ends abruptly. Old record suggests this story originally included shots of the harbour and town of Singapore and a Malayan policemen on traffic control at a busy road junction.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1113.41
    Media URN:
    38786
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:31:00 / 01:47:00:00
    Canister:
    41/37

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