• Short Summary

    TUNGKAT, THE MALAYAN ART OF SELF-DEFENCE WITH A STICK, IS WIDELY TAUGHT TO THE YOUNG AND NOT SO YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN OF KELANTAN, ON THE EAST COAST OF MALAYA.

  • Description

    1.
    LV CROWD AROUND ARENA
    3 1/2 ft

    2.
    MCU INSTRUCTOR PICKING UP STICKS
    5 1/2 ft

    3.
    MV INSTRUCTOR HANDS STICKS TO CONTESTANTS
    10 ft

    4.
    CU MAN LOOKING ON
    11 ft

    5.
    MV INSTRUCTOR LEADS PUPIL INTO ARENA
    12 1/2 ft

    6.
    MLV TWO CONTESTANTS WARMING-UP
    15 1/2 ft

    7.
    CU A CONTESTANT
    18 ft

    8.
    CU INSTRUCTOR
    19 1/2 ft

    9.
    MV START OF FIGHT ( 3 SHOTS)
    32 ft

    10.
    LV CROWD CLAPPING ( 2 SHOTS)
    36 1/2 ft

    11.
    MV CROWD LOOKING ON
    38 ft

    12.
    MCU FROM INSTRUCTOR TILT DOWN..TO STICKS HANDED TO WOMEN CONTESTANTS
    40 1/2 ft

    13.
    CU WOMEN CONTESTANTS
    43 ft

    14.
    MV CHILDREN LOOKING ON
    44 ft

    15.
    MCU CONTESTANTS GREET EACH OTHER BEFORE START OF FIGHT
    47 ft

    16.
    CU BEATING OF SONG
    48 1/2 ft

    17.
    MV FIGHT IN PROGRESS (6 SHOTS)
    62 ft

    18.
    MLV CROWD LOOKING ON
    64 ft



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    Background: TUNGKAT, THE MALAYAN ART OF SELF-DEFENCE WITH A STICK, IS WIDELY TAUGHT TO THE YOUNG AND NOT SO YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN OF KELANTAN, ON THE EAST COAST OF MALAYA.

    THIS FORM OF SELF-DEFENCE WAS FIRST INTRODUCED IN MALAYA SOME THREE HUNDRED YEARS AGO BY THE GREAT MALAY WARRIOR, HANG TUAH, IN MALACCA ON THE WEST COAST.

    IT TAKES SIX MONTHS TO LEARN THE ART WIELDING A FIVE-FOOT STICK PROPERLY IN DEFENCE AND ATTACK.DURING A FIGHT, A PUPIL IS TAUGHT BY HIS TEACHER NEVER TO TAKE HIS EYES OFF HIS OPPONENT.A SLIGHT MISTAKE COULD EASILY LAND HIM IN HOSPITAL A BROKEN RIB.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6W86W9GEPZRV9SSMVY0HQT166
    Media URN:
    VLVA6W86W9GEPZRV9SSMVY0HQT166
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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