• Short Summary

    Scenes of Singapore before and after the Japanese Attack.

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    GTV Singapore.
    G.P.O. or alternative name Fullerton Building - traffic in streets passing up and down.
    GV Municipal Buildings showing dome of same.
    LV of Singapore's only skyscraper The Cathay Buildings situated amidst trees.
    GV pan along Singapore River.
    GV of Municipal Buildings looking across river.
    GV of the Sultan Of Jahore's Palace and grounds.
    SV through palm trees of the Raffle Hotel.
    SCU name "RAFFLES HOTEL". and palm trees.
    LTV pan of Singapore showing smoke rising from oil tanks in distant background.
    Side view of Singapore youths being trained with rifle drill wearing turbans.
    SCU of types from Singapore with turbans and rifles - pan along line showing more types. SV youth wearing turban and has a rifle drilling other youths - inhabitants watching form high wall.
    SCU of youth drilling - inhabitants watching from high wall.
    SCU of Youth drilling others - inhabitants watching from wall.

    CU showing youths from waist downwards - one has large knife in his belt pan up to turbaned type and showing SV of other types lined up wearing turbans and carrying rifles. SV of open space fields columns of smoke rising from behind coming from oil tanks.
    SCU burning army lorry.
    SV of wrecked lorry - columns of smoke in b-g coming from burning equipment and lorries.
    GV of columns of smoke rising from burning oil tanks.
    SV of barge burning pan to wrecked lorry on dockside pan to column of smoke rising furiously.
    LV of smoke rising from burning army lorry two soldiers (?) watching in foreground.
    CU burning lorry carrying petrol cans (?), flames leaping from it into the air.
    LV flames and smoke leaping from train efforts to put it out in progress.
    SBV soldier in tin hat using hose on burning train.
    LV columns of smoke rising from burning oil tanks.

    Singapore; Japan; World War 2 (World War II, Second World War)
    Background: Scenes of Singapore before and after the Japanese Attack.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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