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Title:TRI-SERVICE ACTIVITY IN CAMBODIA (TAPE 3) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6889-3
Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Activities of British personnel from all three services on a visit to Cambodia (Kampuchea) in October 1992 assisting UNTAC (United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia).
Description: I. Views from boat of the Mekong river shoreline: small boats, riverside houses and commercial establishments are seen. Sailors talk to fisherman in small boat alongside about their catch; other traditional fishing boats are seen..
II. Royal Navy and Royal Marines, on patrol on the Mekong, board a Vietnamese cargo boat accompanied by an armed guard. They go below deck - OUYET 2 TANG is written above door. The crew are interviewed and the cargo load and passengers (most of whom are sleeping) are inspected. Passports are checked.
III. Views of Cambodian fishing village during and after rain storm: fields and roads seen. Captain Martin McCormack-Hamilton of the Royal Marines is interviewed in the Cambodian-style house on stilts where Royal Navy and Royal Marines officers are billeted. He discusses his job stopping weapons and foreign military personnel from entering or leaving Cambodia; he also describes his experiences and his hopes for the UNTAC mission.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Royal Navy (Production sponsor)
Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Giles, Roger (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 30; Running time: 18 mins (ca)