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  • Short Summary

    Various background footage of Dutch Evacuation from East-Indies. Some great crowd scenes

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    Locations unspecified, Netherlands, New Guinea, Indonesia

    Various shots of natives in Catamarans on river. LS. Natives and two white men climbing out of boat. CU. Natives. LS. Natives climbing into huts. CU. Natives, who still live as their fathers did in the stone age. CU. Government official talking to natives. CU. Native with tusk through nose. LS. Government officials walking followed by natives. LS. MS. Natives and two officials climbing into Catamarans. LS. Resident of south New Guinea and government official walking away from boats and being greeted by the Elders of kampong Katan. Various close ups of natives wearing war paint and dancing. LS. Resident and officials seated inside hut. CU. New Guinea women, some holding babies. GV. LS. Native women dancing. GV. City of Djakarta, on the island of Java. LS. MS. Landau passing the camera. LS. CU. Dr. Sukarno wearing the uniform of Commander-in-Chief of the Indonesian Army, accompanied by officials walking up steps and entering the Supreme Court. LS. Sukarno being sworn in by the President of the Supreme Court. High angle shot of Indonesian Guard of Honour. CU. Sukarno walking passed camera. GV. Indonesian rickshaw for two passengers, with men standing at side waiting for customers. Two close ups of passengers inside rickshaw being driven passed camera. High angle panning shot of stalls in market, lorry passing through the market. MS. Girl holding bicycle looking at stall, pan to back view of stall holder wearing sari and to man standing at her side. GV. Indonesian types, mainly women in the market. LS. Palace of the former governor-general in Djokjakarta with the Netherlands flag flying on top. LS. Mr. Lovink, the High Representative of the Netherlands. MS. Mr. Lovink signs document for the Netherlands. CU. Sultan Hamengku Buwono of Indonesia signing. CU. Netherlands flag flying. Various shots of ceremony of the Netherland flag being lowered and Indonesian flag raised, with cut-ins of Mr. Lovink and the Sultan Hamengku Buwono for Indonesia. GV. Dakota aircraft arriving at Djokjakarta airfield. High angle shot of crowds waiting on the airfield. CU. President Sukarno being driven in open car passed crowds. CU. President Sukarno pan to his wife. Overhead panning shot of crowds. LS. BV. President Sukarno being driven in open car receiving a tremendous welcome from the people. High angle panning overhead shot of car being driven through crowds. LS. Crowds running towards palace. CU. President Sukarno speaking in front of the palace. BV. Crowds outside palace. MS. Exterior of clock on the Palace in Amsterdam reading 10 o'clock. MS. Queen Juliana signing document, also seated at table, Sultan Hamid 11 of Pontianak, Dr. Mohammed Hatta Head of Indonesian delegation and the Dutch Prime Minister Dr. Drees. CU. Document. MS. Queen Juliana, and delegation. MS. Document. GV. During playing of the National Anthem. (F.G.) Sultan Hamengku Buwono for Indonesia signing. VMS. Queen Juliana signing document, also seated at table, Sultan Hamid ll of Pontianak, Dr. Mohammed Hatta, Head of Indonesian delegation and the Dutch Prime Minister Dr. Drees. MS. Queen Juliana, Dr. Mohammed Hatta and Sultan Hamid ll of Pontianak signing, also Dr. Drees. (F.G.)

    Note: This footage was not accompanied by any paperwork. The orginal documentation maybe lost or misplaced

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:18:00 / 01:35:36:00
    UN 3033 E

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