• Short Summary

    THIS 1870 BUILDING - RESIDENCE OF THE GOVERNOR OF SARAWAK, TUN ABANG HAJI OPENG, HAD AN IMPORTANT VISITOR YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    LS GOVERNOR'S RESIDENCE
    3 1/2 ft

    2.
    MS ----- DITTO -----
    5 1/2 ft

    3.
    MS (LEFT TO RIGHT): GOVERNOR OPENG AND MR. NINGKAN WAITING FOR MOUNTBATTEN'S ARRIVAL BY CHOPPER
    6 1/2 ft

    4.
    LS CHOPPER LANDING WITH MOUNTBATTEN
    9 ft

    5.
    MS MOUNTBATTEN AND OTHERS OUT OF CHOPPER AND GREETED BY GOVERNOR AND NINGKAN
    16 ft

    6.
    MS MOUNTBATTEN CHATS WITH GOVERNOR
    18 ft

    7.
    MS MOUNTBATTEN, GOVERNOR AND NINGKAN TOWARDS HONOUR GUARDS
    22 ft

    8.
    MS MOUNTBATTEN INSPECTS GUARDS
    23 ft

    9.
    MS GOVERNOR INTRODUCES MOUNTBATTEN TO SARAWAK GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
    25 ft

    10.
    CU CASTLE-LIKE ENTRANCE OF RESIDENCE BUILT IN 1870
    28 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS GOVERNOR INTRODUCES SERVANTS TO MOUNTBATTEN
    30 1/2 ft

    12.
    CU MOUNTBATTEN CHATTING WITH GOVERNOR
    32 1/2 ft

    13.
    CU GOVERNOR
    34 ft

    14.
    CU NINGKAN
    36 1/2 ft

    15.
    CU MOUNTBATTEN
    38 ft

    16.
    MS SCENE OF HALL -- WITH SARAWAK OFFICIALS PRESENT
    40 ft

    17.
    MS SIGN -- HQ OF WEST BRIGADE
    41 1/2 ft

    18.
    MS MOUNTBATTEN OUT OF CAR
    45 ft

    19.
    CU WALKER
    46 1/2 ft

    20.
    CU MOUNTBATTEN
    48 1/2 ft

    21.
    LS GROUP TOWARD CHOPPER
    50 ft

    22.
    MS CHOPPER TAKES OFF
    53 ft



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    SHOT LIST ATTACHED

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    Background: THIS 1870 BUILDING - RESIDENCE OF THE GOVERNOR OF SARAWAK, TUN ABANG HAJI OPENG, HAD AN IMPORTANT VISITOR YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).HE WAS EARL MOUNTBATTEN, THE BRITISH CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF.

    ON THE COMPOUND OF THE RESIDENCE WAS THE GOVERNOR (LEFT) AND THE SARAWAK CHIEF MINISTER, MR.STEPHEN KALONG NINGKAN, WHO WAITED FOR EARL MOUNTBATTEN'S ARRIVAL BY HELICOPTER.AN HONOUR GUARD PROVIDED BY THE SARAWAK POLICE CONSTABULARY WAS IN ATTENDANCE.

    EARL MOUNTBATTEN, WHO IS IN MALAYSIAN BORNEO VISITING BRITISH AND MALAYSIAN DEFENCE POSITIONS ALONG THE BORDER, WAS INTRODUCED TO MANY SARAWAK GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.

    THE GOVERNOR'S RESIDENCE, WHICH WAS THE HOME OF MANY BRITISH GOVERNORS BEFORE SARAWAK JOINED THE FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA, HAS AN ENTRANCE WHICH LOOKS LIKE A CASTLE.

    THE GOVERNOR'S SERVANTS WERE ALSO INTRODUCED TO EARL MOUNTBATTEN, WHO LAST VISITED KUCHING IN 1946 WHEN HE WAS SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA.

    AFTERWARDS, EARL MOUNTBATTEN DROVE OUT TO THE BRITISH WEST BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS SOMEWHERE IN KUCHING TO BOARD A HELICOPTER FOR A BRITISH BORDER POSITION.

    MAJOR GENERAL W.C.WALKER, DIRECTOR OF OPERATORS IN BORNEO, WHO MET EARL MOUNTBATTEN ON ARRIVAL AT THE BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS, ACCOMPANIED HIM TO THE FORWARD AREA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADN86004UZGAO6WEE0LTJNAQGS
    Media URN:
    VLVADN86004UZGAO6WEE0LTJNAQGS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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