• Short Summary

    Gurkha troops fight against Communist insurgents in the jungles of Malaya.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gurkhas Active In Malaya".


    GV Jungle pan down to soldiers marching. LV Gurkhas marching through jungle. LV BV Gurkhas marching through jungle. LV Gurkhas marching up hill. MV Two gurkha officers poring over map. CU Gurkha officer. CU Gurkha officer with beret. LV Gurkhas wending their way through jungle. MV Gurkhas breasting top of slope. MV Soldier throwing himself amongst tall grass. CU Pan gurkha's knife. SCU Bren carrier lying in grass. LV Soldier with radio on back crouches in grass. MV Officer talking on radio. CU Officer talking into microphone. CU Radio.

    LV Towards and pan Spitfire fighter planes taking off. LV Three Spitfires in air. MV Interior of Dakota Crew waiting to drop supplies. LV Aerial view jungle. Smoke signal rising in background. MV Dispatchers dropping supplies out of Dakota door. CU Supplies dropping out of door.

    SCU Soldiers in grass with rifle at the ready. LV Gurkhas with prisoner pan to Gurkha in front of tent. MV One Gurkha handing over dispatch case to another. SCU Prisoners. MV Groups of gurkhas. SCU Another prisoner. (Prisoners are mostly Chinese Communists). MV Group of gurkhas pan down to articles they are examining. CU Articles pan to hand holding rifle barrel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:29:00 / 01:03:02:00

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