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Title:JAPANESE CAPTURE OF SINGAPORE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:JYY 61
Summary: Newsreel on Japanese attack on Singapore and the British surrender
Description: Surrendered British and Australian troops march past armed Japanese in street. Massed surrendered troops, including CUs of Indian troops. Formal assembly of Japanese troops (with drawn swords). Tanks in formation parade through Singapore and past Raffles' statue. Scenes of bombed streets and European civilians in compound. British (and Australian?) troops digging in ruins. Surrendered troops (British, kilted Scots, Australian and Indians) formally line street, as Japanese High Command vehicles drive by. British General Percival salutes as Japanese General Yamashita approaches and shakes hands. Captured and wrecked equipment - including aircraft - and smoking ruins in harbour. Yamashita peers through binoculars, as camera pans around Singapore from high vantage point.