New Malaya University is opened.
Singapore (Federation of Malaysia).
LS. Group of students studying in the open air. MS. Three students sitting around table in the open air, examining specimens under microscope and making notes. MS. Students in classroom. CU. Girl student sitting in easy chair reading a book. CU. Sikh student writing in book. MS. Teacher standing in front of blackboard. LS. Elevated shot, class with teacher taking his place. MS. Students seated in classroom. MS. Four students comparing notes in porch way. LS. Party of students walking up ridge of hill. MS. Masked medical students in laboratory looking at artificial lungs. MS. Instructor explaining other hospital apparatus to group of students. MS. Back view of students walking along corridor to classroom. MS. Students taking their places in classroom. MS. Students examining models of Malayan house (2 shots). SCU. Back view, students walking up stairs. LS. Students strolling in the grounds. LS. Exterior view of University building. MS. Group of nursing trainees grouped around instructor. SCU. Group of masked students watching demonstration. CU. Head and shoulders of male student. SCU. Boy and girl student. Girl drawing. SCU. Students with stethoscopes around necks. MS. Elevated shot, academic staff seated on platform at inauguration of the new university. MS. Chancellor of the University, Sir Malcolm MacDonald, talking, he is talking throughout the item - natural sound - this is the ending: '....lay well today the foundation of the University of Malaya. Let us raise aloft six lamps and light them one by one, a lamp of knowledge, the lamp of truth, the lamp of wisdom, the lamp of beauty, the lamp of goodness.'
Information found in the old record - Cuts 49/95 - COI material.