Singapore: a study of a port

United Kingdom, 1951

Film
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Singapore is taken as an example of a city which exists by reason of its function as a port. Opening scenes introduce the harbour, Singapore River and statue of the founder, Sir Stamford Raffles. Maps illustrate Singapore’s position of shipping routes and explains the reasons which lead Raffles to establish a port there. The scope and nature of port activities are illustrated. Local industries and resources, nature of the hinterland, malaria control and climate are dealt with. By means of maps and actual scenes, the nature of the different quaters of the city is examined in detail.

Credits

production company

Gaumont-British Instructional

producer

Frank Wells

director
Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009842

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Singapore

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Singapore - Description and travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Places → Singapore

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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