Robert Templer visiting in 1953, and Robert Thompson being interviewed in Malaysia during the Malayan Emergency
Malaysia Date:1966 Duration:3 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
Film about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. View of a steam locomotive train in 1953 pulling in to a station. Sign on side of railroad train shows a picture of a British royal crown and below it reads, "Coronation - North British Locomotive Company - 1946 - Glasgow. No. 25767". British Field Marshal Sir Gerald Walter Robert Templer in train. General Gerald Templer meets people. People read a notice in the state of Malacca. Policemen carry a stand board. A troop carries a farm equipment into a house. People walk on road and work on fields. Interviewer seen with former Secretary of Defense for Malaya Sir Robert Thompson (Robert Grainger Ker Thompson). He asks what was the communist answer to the new the villages program. The two discuss communist work in villages, race problem, and related issues.
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