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Title:SULTAN OF SELANGOR'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT KLANG [Allocated Title]
Film Number:JFU 624
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: In honour of the Sultan of Selangor's 48th birthday, a parade is mounted on the Klang padang in Selangor, Malaya.
Description: The Sultan arrives and is greeted by an unnamed officer. Shaded by a bearer with parasol he inspects a guard of honour of the recently re-raised Malay Regiment and is followed by a large and colourfully dressed retinue. Party arrive at the padang at Klang. He inspects a gun crew of 114th Field Regiment Royal Artillery, formed up by their Ordnance QF 25-pounder. He inspects a guard of 7th Battalion 2nd Punjab Regiment. The Sultan on a saluting base for a march past. Close-up of the Sultan. Leaving the base. A battery of the 114th Field Regiment fire a salute; there is a large Islamic-looking building on the hill in the background which is possibly the Mahkota Puri Palace. Gun crew at their gun.
Production Details: War Office Directorate of Public Relations (Production sponsor)
SEAC Film Unit (Production company)
Clark, Paul Stuart1926-07-24 (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Alam Shah (person)
British Army, Royal Artillery, 114th Field Regiment (regiment/service)
Indian Army, 2nd Punjab Regiment, 7th Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Malay Regiment (regiment/service)
Keywords: Klang, Selangor, Malaysia (geography)
Post-war Malaya 1945-1948 (event)