HC Deb 24 July 1946 vol 426 cc5-6W
34. Mr. Dodds-Parker

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what arrangements have been made to ensure the exhibition in all the Colonies concerned of the films giving an adequate amount of publicity to. the participation of the contingent from the Colony concerned; what special arrangements were made to ensure this service; and what length of film was specifically devoted to the contingents from East and West Africa respectively.

Mr. George Hall

From films taken by the Colonial Film Unit covering the Victory Parade and other activities of the Colonial contingents, a 2,000-foot film has been made, and prints are being sent in a few days' time to 36 Colonial territories. 397 feet of this film are devoted to the West African detachment and 395 to the East African. In addition, four films dealing specially with the East African, West African, Far Eastern and Middle Eastern contingents respectively are now being made.