• Short Summary

    A WATERFALL DEEP IN THE SERIAN JUNGLE, SOME THIRTY MILES SOUTH-EAST OF KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, HAS BECOME A FAVOURITE AND EXCLUSIVE SWIMMING, POOL FOR MEN OF THE THIRD COMMANDO BRIGADE, ROYAL MARINES.

  • Description

    1.
    MLS ROYAL MARINES RELAXING NEAR WATERFALL
    3 ft

    2.
    CU MARINE
    4 1/2 ft

    3.
    MS MARINES
    7 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS MARINE TERENCE WARNER OF TENBY, PEMROKESHIRE, ON GUARD (PAN TO) WATERFALL.
    16 ft

    5.
    MLS FROM WATERFALL (TILT DOWN TO) CPL. MARCUS HALLIDAY OF LIVERPOOL, SWIMMING
    23 ft

    6.
    LS (TOP VIEW) - DO. -
    28 ft

    7.
    MLS MARINE ROY PENNINGTON OF MANCHESTER, SWIMMING
    32 ft

    8.
    MLS TERENCE WARNER ON GUARD
    34 ft

    9.
    CU ONE MARINE EATING COCONUT.
    37 1/2 ft

    10.
    MLS MORE OF THEM RESTING NEAR WATERFALL WHILE LOCAL VILLAGE BOYS LOOKING ON
    40 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A WATERFALL DEEP IN THE SERIAN JUNGLE, SOME THIRTY MILES SOUTH-EAST OF KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, HAS BECOME A FAVOURITE AND EXCLUSIVE SWIMMING, POOL FOR MEN OF THE THIRD COMMANDO BRIGADE, ROYAL MARINES.

    WHEN THEY RELAX THEMSELVES NEAR OR IN THE POOL, A GUARD IS ALWAYS ON DUTY AGAINST POSSIBLE INFILTRATION ATTACK FROM INDONESIAN BORDER BANDITS.

    THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE COMMANDO BRIGADE IS IN KUCHING WHERE NAVAL HELICOPTERS FROM THE COMMANDO SHIP, H.M.S. "ALBION", ARE BEING USED TO STOP REBELS FROM GOING INTO SARAWAK.

    SMALL BANDS OF ARMED INDONESIANS ARE KNOWN TO BE HIDING IN THE NEARBY SERIAN JUNGLE WHICH IS BEING PATROLLED BY THE ROYAL MARINE COMMANDOS.

    MEANWHILE, M COMPANY OF 42 COMMANDO, ROYAL MARINES, HAVE LEFT FOR A SERIAN BORDER VILLAGE WHERE THEY WILL RELIEVE SOME MARINES WHO HAVE BEEN ON JUNGLE PATROL FOR A WEEK.

    42 COMMANDO ARE NOW RESPONSIBLE FOR MUCH OF THE SECURITY OF 1,800 SQUARE MILES OF SOUTHERN SARAWAK AND ABOUT 170 MILES OF DIFFICULT COUNTRY ALONG THE INDONESIAN BORDER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA627ZZEDZJKR8SB4X6DQZOU42
    Media URN:
    VLVA627ZZEDZJKR8SB4X6DQZOU42
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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