Civilian internees and dockyards, Singapore

Accession Number F01438
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 34 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Anderson, Alan Frederick
Place made Singapore: Singapore Harbour
Date made 27 September 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


General shots of civilian internees wandering around after release from Japanese internment camps. A few shots of released Australian POW. Allister Greig of Western Australia, artist, displays some of the work he has done from memory, using improvised materials. Internee manufacturing spectacle frames from tooth brush handles. Singapore dock area; Japanese POW. Identified personnel include: Mrs Dunnel of Melbourne, Helen Latta, Tommy Farthing ex-Sydney Jockey, Mr Watts Dunedin New Zealand.

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