Singapore: the lion city

Malaysia, 1957

Film
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A film which shows some of the attractions of Singapore. In this eastern city, great variety and contrast is packed into a small space. Its mixed population of Chinese, Indians and Malay with their varied and colorful clothing shape its customs and make its life. The shops with their exotic goods, tropical trees in the streets and the night life make Singapore an attractive city for tourists.

Credits

director

Osman Shamsudin

producer

Tom Hodge

production company

Malayan Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:15:32:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28562

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Culture diffusion

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Language and culture

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Singapore - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Malaysia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture diffusion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language and culture

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Malaysia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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