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Yoke Heng's Story

Malaya, 1954 (MIFF 1955, Here and There)

Director: Brian Salt

The story is of Yoke-Heng, a small boy from the crowded areas of Singapore, whose parents are required to enter hospital at the same time. The hospital almoner is able to help the family secure one of the modern flats now being erected on the outskirts of the city. On the parents' recovery the family is reunited in its new home.

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A Trek to Spitti

India, 1953
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Progress in Kojokrom

Australia, 1954
Intended primarily for local exhibition in African communities, this simple object lesson tells in story form how a local council works, how it can help the people of a small township, even though th… More »

Colourful Switzerland

Switzerland, 1951
This film was made on the occasion of the 25th Jubilee of the Swiss Folk Costume Association at Lucerne, when peasant folk in their traditional costumes from all over Switzerland met in a colourful p… More »

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