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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MALACCA THEN AND NOW (1955)

Film showing the past and present life of Malacca.

The film tells how Malacca has been conquered several times ...

 

MALAY HOLIDAYMAKER'S VIEWS OF GERMANY (1936)

Amateur film without titles shot by the Deputy-Prime Minister of Johore (Malaya), Abdul Azis, records distant views of a Wehrmacht ...

 

MALAY VILLAGE (1948)

A mute educational film portraying life in a typical Malay village of fishermen and rice-farmers.

Brief titles introduce each ...

 

MALAYA (1949)

Attempts to smuggle rubber out of Japanese occupied Java.

 

MALAYA (1928)

TRAVELOGUE. Scenes in Malaya.

No main title. "A prominent land-mark - Government House, residence of the Governor of the Strait Settlements" ...

 

MALAYA - 19 CHIEFS PAY HOMAGE TNR 158/52 (1952)

In Negri Sembilan, one of the nine states of the Malayan Federation, nineteen tribal chieftains renew their allegiance to the ...

 

MALAYA - COUNTERING THE TERRORISTS TNR 383 (1951)

The Gordon Highlanders, on a tour of the Malayan jungle, search huts for bandits, taking a prisoner in the process, ...

 

MALAYA - GENERAL TEMPLER TAKES OVER TNR 24/52 (1952)

The General arrives at Kuala Lumpur to take over as High Commissioner of Malaya, and is greeted and shown the ...

 

MALAYA - THE ARMY AND R.A.F. IN ACTION TNR 205 (1949)

In a period of warfare between Malayan bandits and British security forces, the Army and RAF work closely together, and ...

 

MALAYA - WE SERVE TO DEFEND (1948)

How Malaya has developed its armed forces since the last war.

The Royal Malayan Navy, a small fleet with ...

 

MALAYA C.1933: SCENES ON RUBBER PLANTATION AND BEACH (1933)

Tamils who work on the estate. Dancing to celebrate the return of Charles Milne after an absence. Children in garlands. ...

 

MALAYA CELEBRATES (1953) enhanced entry

The people of Malaya celebrate the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2 June 1953.

The film opens ...

 

MALAYA SPEAKS (1948)

A description of the operations and the versatility of Radio Malaya.

Every day "the voice of Malaya" broadcasts educational, ...

 
 

MALAYA. NO.12: ITS RELATION TO THE EMPIRE (1927) enhanced entry

Government-sponsored film showing the history, buildings and industries of Malaya.

Extensive titles outline the history of the region, under Portuguese, Dutch ...

 

MALAYA: THE FIGHT AGAINST AN UNSEEN ENEMY (1953)

Life in Malaya during the Emergency.

Jungle scenes during the Communist uprising. A rubber planter and his lifestyle in the Emergency. ...

 

MALAYAN COLLIERIES AND KUALA LUMPUR, 1933-34 (1933)

Amateur footage of collieries and activities in Kuala Lumpur.

Scenes of Malayan collieries at Batu Arang north of Kuala Lumpur, Selangor ...

 

MALAYAN UNIVERSITY (1955)

Reel One. New students arrive. Ceremony of enrolment and Vice-Chancellor's introductory speech. Undergraduates grow accustomed to the new routines; "The ...

MEN OF AFRICA

MEN OF AFRICA (1940)has video enhanced entry

Development programmes in Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika illustrate that "even in the midst of war, Great Britain does ...

 

MERDEKA FOR MALAYA (1957) enhanced entry

Independence Day celebrations in Malaya, 31 August 1957.

Over shots of government buildings, the British voiceover introduces the film; ...

 

MR LYTTELTON REPORTS ON MALAYA TNR 466 (1951)

Colonial Secretary Mr Oliver Lyttelton is interviewed following his return from a visit to Malaya.

 

NOMADS OF THE JUNGLE (MALAYA) (1948) enhanced entry

The lifestyle of the jungle nomads of the Malay Peninsular rainforest. Life with a nomadic tribe in Malaya, as seen ...

 

OCCUPATION OF PERAK BY 25TH INDIAN DIVISION (16/9/1945) (1945)

Shot on 16 September 1945: three Japanese representatives of the Ipoh garrison pass camera. Interior footage; the Japanese officers meet ...

 

OPERATION ZIPPER: 25TH INDIAN DIVISION LAND AT MORIB,... (1945)

Troops of 25th Indian Division make an amphibious landing on the coast of Malaya at Morib as part ...

 

OPERATION ZIPPER: AMPHIBIOUS LANDINGS ON THE MALAYAN... (1945)

With the surrender of Japan, troops of 23rd Indian Division mount an amphibious landing near Port Dickson on ...

 

OPERATIONS BY 1ST BATTALION 6TH GURKHA RIFLES DURING... (1950) enhanced entry

Amateur film shot by Major William Rhodes James while serving with the 1st Battalion 6th Gurkha Rifles in ...

 

PARTNERSHIP IN MALAYA (1955)

Documents the co-operative work of the Christian Church in the Federation of Malaya.

 

PEOPLE OF MALAYA (1949)

Describes the 5 races of people in Malaya and their work in the factories and fields.

 

PILGRIMS TO MECCA (1955)

Dramatised episode showing an old couple preparing for the pilgrimage to Mecca.

Film shows the couple withdrawing savings, obtaining ...

 

PLANTER'S WIFE (1952) enhanced entry

Story of terrifying adventures of rubber planter and his wife in Malaya whose estate is attacked by bandits.

 

PRODUCE OF MALAYA (1955)

Film made for Harrisons and Crosfield, publicising the company's contribution to Malayan national prosperity.

Malayan wealth is based on ...

 

PROUDLY PRESENTING YONG PENG (1954)

Film showing the importance of Yong Peng, with particular emphasis on the contrast between past, present and future.

The ...

 

REPATRIATION OF PRISONERS FROM SIAM TO MALAYA (11/1945) (1945)

With the Japanese surrender and Allied occupation of south east Asia, large numbers of forced labourers are returned ...

 

REPORT FROM MALAYA TNR 29/52 (1952)

A report on life in Korea and Malaya - featuring jungle patrols searching for terrorists, a day in the life ...

 

RHODESIAN SPOTLIGHT NO. 66 (1958)

Show Places:- N. Rhodesia builds new cinemas.

Back from Malaya:- Beira, troopship brings back 1st batt.

Rhodesian African Rifles.

Fish out of Water:- ...

 

ROYAL TOUR OF SARAWAK, BRUNEI, BRITISH NORTH BORNEO (1952)

Scenes of the Royal visit to the respective countries

 

ROYAL WEST KENT AND HAMPSHIRE REGIMENTS (MALAYA, JANUARY... (1954)

Mute unedited film apparently relating to the relief of the West Kents by the Hampshires in Western Pahang ...

 

RUBBER (1949)

A rubber plantation in Malaya, showing the production of rubber, and the welfare and living conditions of the workers.

 

RUBBER FROM MALAYA (1955)

The rubber industry in Malaya.

The rubber plantation with tappers doing their job. From June 1948 onwards, when Malaya's ...

 

SCENES OF INTEREST IN SINGAPORE AND JOHORE (1935)

Amateur footage of scenes of Singapore and district including harbour and street scenes.

 

SCENES ON BOARD THE CRUISER HMS KENT IN THE FAR EAST... (1939)

START 00:00:00 Views filmed inside a drydock (probably the one at Whampoa Dock from 21 to 24 October 1939) showing ...

 

SCENES ON BOARD THE CRUISER HMS KENT WITH THE 5TH CRUISER... (1939)

START 00:00:00 Monochrome scenes on board HMS Kent with views of the name plate on the quarterdeck, X and Y ...

 

SIGNING OF ANGLO-MALAY DEFENCE TREATY (1957)

Film of the signing of the Anglo-Malayan Mutual Defence Treaty on October 12, 1957.

The various participants arrive and ...

 

SINGAPORE AND PENANG - OWNSWORTH PERSONAL FILM - C.1932 (1932)

Personal film footage of Singapore and Penang, malaysia, in c.1932.

 

SINGAPORE, MALACCA AND JOHORE, 1930 (1930)

Amateur footage of various scenes in Malaysia.

Devil dancing in Singapore. Shots of a family and fishing scenes. The watch tower ...

 

SIR HAROLD MACMICHAEL ARRIVES IN MALAYA (11/10/1945) (1945)

Sir Harold MacMichael, former High Commissioner for Palestine and now the King's special representative, arrives in Malaya before ...

 

SOLD TO THE MALAYS (1915)

DRAMA. English governess in South Africa is rescued from enforced marriage to a lecherous Malay by the efforts of two ...

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES

SPOTLIGHT ON THE COLONIES (1950)has video enhanced entry

"This is a brief survey of progress made by the British Government in helping forty separate colonial territories to raise ...