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Title:LIBERATED PRISONERS OF WAR AT CHANGI JAIL, SINGAPORE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ABY 136
Other titles:ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Views of a troopship convoy to Singapore, crowds lining the streets, and Allied prisoners liberated from Changi prison camp.
Description: Views of ships in convoy. Very fast tracking view of a crowd lining a road in Singapore taken from a moving vehicle. At the notorious Changi prison camp liberated Allied prisoners of war cheer. Emaciated men walking, unsteadily, with canes. An old man, apparently a local, similarly emaciated with his ribs visible even above the sternum. Cheering men; camera tilts up to show that the crowd stretches into the distance.
Production Details: Air Ministry, Directorate of Public Relations (Production sponsor)
Royal Air Force Film Production Unit (Production company)
Clot, Dennis Francis Emile1919-07-04 (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: Singapore (geography)
Changi, Singapore (geography)
Liberation of Singapore Island 1945, Malaya, Second World War (event)
Allied Prisoners of War Far East 1939-1945, Internment (event)
Prisoners of War, Far East 1939-1945 (theme)
Recovery of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees 1945, Allied Prisoners of War Far East 1939-1945, Internment (event)
Royal Air Force 1939-1945 (theme)
Far East 1939-1945 (theme)