• Short Summary

    Guns are handed out to rubber planters and miners to protect them from Communist rebels.

  • Description

    Malaya. American rifles are handed out in order to attempt to quell the rebellion.

    SV. men placing carbines / rifles in rack. SCU. Carbines in rack. SV. CU. Stripped gun barrel being cleaned with pull-through. SV. soldier testing recoil action. SCU. Hand testing recoil action. SV. Planters with sten guns awaiting issue of new carbines. Pan as one walks up to counter. CU. Hand taking carbine from rack. CU. Rubber Planter looking at new carbine. CU. New 3.00 ammunition. SV. Police major issuing ammunition. SV. Planters awaiting exchange. SV. Malayan police firing new carbines. SV. Small child putting hands to ears. MV. Miner testing carbine at his tin mine. SV. Malayan Home Guard firing new carbine. CU. Target in shape of Communist soldiers, being marked with bullet holes.

    (Dupe Neg.) (Title Scene "A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    52.15
    Media URN:
    27848
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:49:00 / 01:25:44:00
    Canister:
    52/103

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