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United States President and Mrs Lyndon B Johnson visiting Kuala Lumpur.

President Lyndon B. Johnson and other VIPs in flight from Thailand to Malaysia. President and VIPs talking. President arriving at Subang Airport, Kuala Lumpur and greeted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (official title for the King). Malaysian Army troops lined up in honor of President Johnson. King Agong, Queen, President and Mrs. Johnson walking through the formation of troops. Prime Minister of Malaysia Tunkul Abdul Rahman waiting for President Johnson to arrive. President Johnson leaving the car and greeted by PM Rahman. Malaysian Army men holding flags and lined up on the steps of the monument. Close view of Tugu Negara, National Monument depicting a group of soldiers holding Malaysian flag, granite base and inscriptions. Parliament House building, National Mosque, museum and people walking in the streets are shown. President Johnson emerging from helicopter and met by school kids holding American flags in a village. President Johnson listening to man giving project details and meeting a couple at a house. Interiors of the house.

Date: 1966, October 30
Duration: 6 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Malaysians fill the Stadium Merdeka in Juala Lumpur to declare and celebrate the independence of Malaya from Britain

Arrival of officals from Malaya and England for official Malaysian Indepedence ceremonies. A sea of citizens in the stadium shielding themselves from the sun with parasols. Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman, in ceremonial dress, is escorted in to his seat, followed by the British delegation in full military uniform. Views of the citizens standing and reciting and motioning in unison. The independent Malaysian flag is raised by an honor guard as the Malaysians salute..

Date: 1957, August 31
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Robert Grainger Ker Thompson interviewed by a reported, people celebrate independence in Malaysia

Film about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. Reporter interviews former Secretary of Defense for Malaya Sir Robert Grainger Ker Thompson. He compares the Guerrilla war condition in Malaysia and Vietnam. He insists that the strategies take time to be executed as it takes time to take people into confidence. They discuss on role of Vietcong. A board reads 'Merdeka'. People cheer at independence in 1957. Tribes play on drums. People carry burning torches. Prime Minister of Malaysia Tunku Abdul Rahman meets people. A fireworks show during the independence celebrations.

Date: 1966
Duration: 4 min 41 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Interesting scenes from football games of 1957. Heisman trophy awarded to John David Crow, of Texas A&M

Stands are crowded with spectators at University of Oklahoma's Owen Field, in Norman, Oklahoma, for a game between the Oklahoma "Sooners" and "the fighting Irish" of Notre Dame, on November 16, 1957. Although Oklahoma came into the game with a 47 game winning streak,they lose this game to Notre Dame, 7 to zero. In the telling play, Quarterback Bob Williams (number 9) throws to back, Dick Lynch (number 25) , who runs around the right end, untouched, for the only touchdown in this upset game. (Stickles, of Notre Dame kicked the extra point to make it a 7-0 ballgame.) Scene shifts to presentation of the Heisman trophy to halfback, John David Crow, of Texas A&M on December 11, 1957. Sequence shifts again, to football fans watching Canada's Grey Cup Classic,on November 30th, 1957. They see a long Winnipeg pass intercepted by Hamilton player, Ray Bawel, who runs it back for a sure touchdown, when he suddenly falls, having been tripped by Winnipeg fan, David Humphrey, who was standing on the sideline. Bawel gets up angrily, and goes back toward Humphrey, but is restrained by officials. Another unusual 1957 game is shown in which the players contend with rain and mud that makes play practically impossible.

Date: 1957, November 16
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
New 1957 cars are displayed at the 42nd National Automobile Show in New York.

The 42nd National Automobile Show at the New York Coliseum, December 8-16, 1956. A sign above an escalator at the entrance reads 'National Automobile Show'. A model wearing a swimsuit seated on the hood of a 1957 Desoto convertible. Two women seated in a 1957 Chrysler 300C. Aerial view of the Buick exhibit, with the 1957 Buick Roadmaster Convertible prominently displayed. An executive version of the 1957 Cadillac features a typewriter in the back seat and a record player in the front dash. Auto executives gathered at a display featuring a row of steering wheels. President of Chrysler L. L Colbert hails the future in a statement..

Date: 1956, December 10
Duration: 1 min 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Farmers work on field,Henry Gurney visit people and British soldiers, check ID cards of people in Malaysia

The film titled 'How to fight a guerrilla war' about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. Soldiers wade across a stream. Soldiers advance through a jungle. An aircraft in flight drops bombs. A helicopter takes off. 1945: jungle on a mountainous area. Aerial view of a sea coast. Houses on the coastal area. Farmers work on field. Women use mortar and pestle to crush. Chinese men smoke pipe. A woman works on a sewing machine. Children sit on ground. Farmers work on field. European people carry water through poles on their shoulders. A woman takes out rubber from a tree. Rubber sacks pile up. Water being sprayed on field by a pipe. Equipment hooked in a crane. Animation of a map shows Malaysia. Burning houses and jungles. Men inspect area near a derailed train. Dead bodies in water. Burned tin mines and other plants. Workers outside their houses. A girl stands on doorway. A child cries. A family evacuates the place on a truck. A man puts a light on pole. A soldier near a power grid. A soldier on guard atop a hill. Soldiers walk through a jungle. Men carry water containers. People get themselves registered. Identity cards of people on table. A soldier puts mark on nail of a woman. A soldier signs on an ID card. British High Commissioner in Malaya Henry Lovell Goldsworthy Gurney disembarks a vehicle. He meets people. People come out of a truck. People get registered. People take oath. They learn military tactics.

Date: 1966
Duration: 3 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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