Service at sea in the marine police

Malaysia, 1952

Film
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A Malayan constable volunteers to join Malaya’s Maritime Police. After a period of seamanship training he is posted to a police launch operating in coastal waters. As a member of the crew he takes part in patrols searching for smugglers, gun-runners and other undesirables.

Credits

production company

Malayan Film Unit

producer

B.H. Hipkins

director
Duration

00:13:02:00

Production places
Malaysia
Production dates
1952

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009662

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Border patrols

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Sea control

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Surveillance

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Seamanship

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Surveillance

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Malaysia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sea control

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Occupational retraining

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Police training

Short films

Short films → Short films - Malaysia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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