Malayan leaders talk peace with communist chiefs in jungle - but the talks reach deadlock.
Baling, Malaya (Malaysia).
GV. Crowd walking to jungle conference (title super over). SV. Crowd of Malayans with children, waiting in the town of Baling for the talks to begin. SV. Labour candidate Mr David Marshall (left) the Chief Minister of Singapore and Tungku Abdel Rahman, the Chief Minister of the Federation of Malaya (right). GV. Sir Cheng Lock-Tan, President of the Malayan Chinese Association, waiting for the arrival of the Communists from the jungle. SV. Police trucks arriving bringing the Communist delegation. SV. Mr John L. H. Davis, the famous Force 136 Anti-Japanese Guerilla leader, stepping out of truck with Chin-Peng and Chen-Tian. LV. Crowds watching Sir Cheng-Lock Tan, walking to the meeting house. CU. Pan, Ching Peng who is heading the Communist delegation, walking with a military police officer to the meeting house. LV. Mr David Marshall, Tungku Abdul Rahman and Sir Cheng-Lock Tan walking into conference room. CU. Pan, Ching Peng with Chen Tian walking into conference room and they stand beside table. CU. Tungku Abdul Rahman talking across table to the Communists. LV. Towards and pan, Chin Peng leaving the conference room with Mr John Davis after the talks had broken down.
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