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Weekly Review No. 215 - New Zealand Cameraman in Singapore

Short Film (Full Length) – 1945

We must assure for all time, for the sake of our children and their children, that the experiences that we have gone through at the hands of the Japanese shall never, never again be possible.
– PoW, Dr Johns of Auckland
I’m afraid that some of you are going to have difficulty in believing in what you’ve read about Japanese atrocities. But I can assure you from firsthand information of their methods — from firsthand knowledge — that nothing that you have read or heard has been exaggerated. Those of us who’ve returned know how lucky we’ve been.
– PoW, Dr Johns of Auckland
It looks so picturesque but is no more romantic than the cages of a zoo. And the movie camera does not record the stench of death.
– The narration describes one of the camps