Malaya

Malaya achieved independence as Malaysia in 1957. 

Films depicting Straits Settlements territories (with the exception of Singapore) are included under Malaya. 

 
 
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Davis Collection: 01 (1936)

Malay Regiment, August 1936. Presentation of Swords of Honour to Malay Officers in Kuala Lumpur.

 

DEPRIVATION AT KUANTAN HOSPITAL IN PAHANG, MALAYA (5/10/1945) (1945)

A young girl suffering from yaws, a tropical bacterial infection, also known as polypapilloma tropicum. Close-up of the girl. A ...

 

DISBANDMENT OF THE MALAYAN PEOPLE'S ANTI-JAPANESE ARMY (1945)

With the surrender of Japan, the guerilla Malayan People's Anti-Japanese Army (MPAJA) is disbanded.

A saluting base in Kuala ...

 

DISBANDMENT OF THE MALAYAN PEOPLE'S ANTI-JAPANESE ARMY... (1945)

With the surrender of Japan, the Malayan People's Anti-Japanese Army (MPAJA) is disbanded.

Civilian procession with banners, crowd and ...

 

DUCHESS OF KENT COMES HOME AGAIN TNR 198/52 (1952)

Duchess greeted by Royal Family at London Airport on return from Malaya. Flashback to highlights of tour which included Borneo, ...

 

DUNLOP IN MALAYA (1955) enhanced entry

Film about the Dunlop Rubber Co's worldwide activities, particularly in its 13 rubber estates in Malacca. The film looks at ...

EMPIRE TRADE

EMPIRE TRADE (1934)has video enhanced entry

PROPAGANDA. A film on the National Government's aims to boost Britain's trade with the Empire: Though nerve-centre of the Empire, ...

 

FIGHT IN MALAYA (1950)

A general review of Malaya, which seems to be a double battleground, containing a fight against Communism and a struggle ...

FIVE FACES

FIVE FACES (1938)has video enhanced entry

The ethnic groups, ceremonies and industries of Malaya.

Rl. 1. BBFC certificate (11). Credits and main title "FIVE FACES". "A film ...

 

GETAH (1951)

Land clearance for a rubber plantation.

 

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 136 (19/10/1945) (1945) enhanced entry

I. "THE NEWS IN BRIEF. Karachi Contact Club, Pola Festival, Nagpur - Police Investiture". Sir Hugh Dow, Governor of Sind, ...

 

INDIANS IN ACTION (1942)

A brief picture of the training of India's army and a record of its service overseas through the ...

 

JAPANESE SECRET POLICE JAILED AT TAIPING, PERAK, MALAYA... (1945)

162 members of the Kempeitai, the Japanese secret police, are jailed at Taiping in Perak, Malaya.

Column of Japanese ...

 

JAPANESE SIGN THE SURRENDER OF PENANG ABOARD HMS NELSON... (1945)

Onboard the Royal Navy Nelson-class battleship HMS Nelson Japanese officers surrender the port and city of Penang, Malaya ...

 

JAPANESE SURRENDER OF 29TH ARMY IN KUALA LUMPUR (13/9/1945) (1945)

At the Victoria Institution in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya, the commander of Japanese 29th Army (Lieutenant-General Ishiguro) surrenders to ...

 

JOURNEY - 2 (1945)

Amateur film. A journey from Sumatra via Java, Malaya, Sarawak, Java and Sabah to Malaya.

Black and white. Starts with a ...

 

JUNGLE FORT (1953) enhanced entry

The process of planning, constructing and operating a jungle fort (Fort Dixon) in the jungles of Pahang.

Over aerial ...

 

KUALA KANGSAR, MALAYA - GOVERNOR'S RECEPTION (1927)

Home movie footage of the reception.

 

KUALA LUMPUR - FEDERAL CAPITAL (1955)

Various aspects of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaya.

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Remarks: cataloguing incomplete.

 

KUANTAN, MALAYA: CHINESE DOUBLE TENTH CELEBRATION (10/10/1945) (1945)

In Kuantan, Malaya, the Chinese community celebrates the Double Tenth festival for the first time since the Japanese ...

 

KUANTAN, MALAYA: DELIVERY OF RICE BY SUNDERLAND FLYING... (1945)

Following the crash of a Short Sunderland flying boat of RAF 230 Squadron, delivering rice to the people ...

 

LADY LIMERICK'S VISIT TO PENANG, MALAYA 1953 (1953)

Visit by Lady Limerick to BRC, , Penang, Malaya 1953.

Shot of Union flag; outside gathering: chairs lined up/women in RC ...

 

LIEUTENANT-GENERAL ROBERTS ADDRESSES FREED PRISONERS... (1945)

Wide shot showing Lieutenant-General Roberts' staff car arriving outside the Suleiman Building in Kuala Lumpur. He meets the officer commanding. ...