• Short Summary

    British army chiefs plan response after the P1 airfield in Southern Sumatra was attacked by a force of Japanese paratroopers.

  • Description

    CANADA:
    INT
    LV Col. B.R. Mullaly, Commodore J.W.R. Beech, C.O.P.C. (Navy), Col, J.F. Preston, G.S.O. Pacific Command, Major-General R.O. Alexander, D.S.O., G.O.C., in C. (Pacific Command), Wing Commander E.C. Lukes, W.A.C., Air Commodore L.F. Stevenson, A.O.C. Western Air Command seated with Commander C.M. Cree, R.C.N. CU pan of same group.

    DUTCH EAST INDIES: Java:
    EXT
    LV General Archibald Percival Wavell and Lt. Gen. Pownall walking in garden. CU pan from Wavell to Pownall. SV Wavell and Pownall.

    GOOD SCENES:

    CANADA:
    INT
    LV Beech, Alexander and Stevenson looking at maps. CU Beech and Alexander looking at map. SV Beech, Alexander and Stevenson looking at maps. CU Alexander and Stevenson. SCUTV Alexander and his staff as in first paragraph - consisting of Beech, Preston, Alexander, Lukes, Stevenson pan to CUTV of Alexander.

    Personalities - Armed Forces; Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883-1950)
    Background: British army chiefs plan response after the P1 airfield in Southern Sumatra was attacked by a force of Japanese paratroopers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4F5XISYE7N89P30DRW2X4NV55
    Media URN:
    VLVA4F5XISYE7N89P30DRW2X4NV55
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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