FILM AUSTRALIA COLLECTION

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South East Asia Displays Its Charm and Colour

A look at the some of Australia's neighbours - Indonesia, Borneo, Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 4 | Year : 1957 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Jakarta street scenes,buildings, rickshaws.
Access No. 40494 | 31 secs | 1950s | Djakarta (Jakarta), Java, Indonesia, | © NFSA | Colour |
HAS large settlement on water, small canoe with men, another loaded with supplies. Men walk past home on walkways above water. Row of children look at camera underneath washing line. Man weaving mat by hand. Group of silver smiths working by water, inspecting intricate work.
Access No. 126697 | 45 secs | 1950s | Brunei | © NFSA | Colour |
Village made of thatched homes and people walking around village.
Access No. 126698 | 9 secs | 1950s | Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia | © NFSA | Colour |
HAS Kuala Lumpur. Street scenes, men walking and cycling past mosques. People pushing boat to shore in northern town of Kuala Jingalu (phonetic) . Good CU boy smiling holding large bunches of fish, surrounded by others.
Access No. 126699 | 21 secs | 1950s | Kuala Lumpur, Malaya (Malaysia) | © NFSA | Colour |
Singapore street scenes, buildings, some under construction with scaffolding. Exterior Raffles Hotel. Many boats line Singapore river. People walk around building and statue of Buddha in Hahpah (phonetic) Villa.
Access No. 126700 | 33 secs | 1950s | Singapore | © NFSA | Colour |
Rice paddy fields in Borneo, family posing for camera in field, CU mother and baby. Rubber plantation, man taps tree. CU's men in traditional Borneo headdresses. Borneo hill dwellers - man dances as women play music. Cock fight in village.
Access No. 126701 | 53 secs | 1950s | Borneo | © NFSA | Colour |