Singapore: the emporium

Malaysia, 1956

Film
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Singapore is one of the world’s natural junctions, as Stamford Raffles, its founder, perceived little more than a century ago when it was only a fishing village. To-day it is a major world trading centre and one of the greatest international ports. The enterprise skill and toil of men of many races and creeds raised from a swamp this great city where over a million people live and prosper.

Credits

director

Zain Hussain

production company

Malayan Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:14:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28561

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Singapore

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Malaysia

Places → Singapore

Short films

Short films → Short films - Malaysia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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