'Wonders of the World', a travel series shows Bali, Indonesia. Men, women and children carrying statues on their heads, walk on street. Group of men pound grain in a container. A woman holds a child in her arms. Group of women carry head load of hay. Women barter in market. They bathe with their children in water stream. People watch a cock fight.
Dances in Bali, Indonesia. Woman dressed in traditional costumes dances. A carved frame in the background. Group of men play traditional drums. Scenic view of rice paddy fields and trees in background.
Shelling of the enemy coastline of Bali Island, Indonesia during World War II. Smoke rising in the extreme foreground. Gun crew firing guns in beach shelling operations. Mountains and clouds in the foreground. Black smoke rises up from the explosions. Gun crew stand around a gun aboard a submarine. Conning tower in the background. Men measure the gun. Coastline of Bali island.
The promise of independence for Indonesia is broadcast throughout the city of Jakarta, following a ceremony at Istana Gambir, or the Gambir Palace (later renamed the Merdeka Palace). Exterior of Gambir Palace in Jakarta Indonesia. Indonesian leader Sukarno, head of the Japanese-created Poesat Tenaga Rakjat (POETERA - Concentration of People's Power) emerges from a car, climbs steps, and enters the Gambir Palace. He stands together with other Indonesian officials. Imperial Japanese Army Lt-General Kumakichi Harada addresses the gathering and delivers news of Japanese Prime Minister Koiso's September 7, 1944 promise of future independence for Indonesia (the so-called Koiso Declaration). Large Japanese flag seen on the wall behind speakers. Sukarno approaches General Harada , bows and then speaks into a microphone. Scenes of jubilation in the streets of Jakarta as citizens hear the news that Japan has promised future independence for Indonesia (date undeclared). A man standing atop a truck announces the news over a megaphone. People stand near the truck, listen and cheer. A caravan of loaded trucks rolls slowly through a Jakarta neigborhood spreading the news about the promised independence. Citizens cheer and smile. People standing at a railway station and at stopped trains hear the news and cheer. Citizens including men, women, and many children wave to the passing caravan. Sign on side of truck includes words "Bangsa Indonesia diperkenankan merdeka" meaning "Indonesia allowed Independence". Clip is from a Japanese newsreel during World War 2, with Japanese narration.
'Wonders of the World' a travel series shows Java in Indonesia. Women work sitting on a river raft. A young boy bathes a buffalo in a small water stream. Bullock carts move on a road. Group of women plant rice in paddy fields.
The Afro-Asian conference opens in Indonesia. Traffic on the road. A sign reads 'SWRAHA' on a building. Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru arrives for the conference in Jakarta Indonesia and his party ascends the steps of Merdeka Palace. Dignitaries from Asia and Africa seated on table. They talk about how to promote Afro-Asian economic and cultural cooperation, and oppose colonialism or neocolonialism by the United States. Men in the background record the conference. A sign reads 'Indonesia' 'Birma' Sailan' on a table. A map of the Republic of Indonesia.