1930 – 1939

This is a list of film titles that were released between 1930 – 1939 and produced in Singapore, or featured places and spaces in Singapore.

* denotes a title that is in the video collection of the Singapore Film Locations Archive
# denotes a title with film location review (click the link to read review)
[s] denotes a short film
[f] denotes a feature film

Year of Release / Original Title / English Title / Director / Production Co.

1930 / Fox Movietone News: East of Suez / – / – / Fox Film [s]
1930 / Black Sand / – / Gordon Wong / Independent production with co-operation of Mines Department of the F.M.S and Pathe (Malaya) [f]

1931 / Rich and Strange / – / Alfred Hitchcock / British International Pictures *[f]
1931 / Magic Carpet of Movietone: Where East Meets West / – / Fox Film *[s]

1932 / Wild Women of Borneo (a.k.a. In Search of Adventure) / – / Charles Diltz / First Angle Corp. [f]
1932 / Over the Seven Seas / – / William K. Vanderbilt [f]
1932 / Bring ‘Em Back Alive / – / Clyde Elliott / Van Beuren *#[f]
1932 / Around the World with Joe Fisher / – / Joe Fisher [s]
1932 / E. M. Newman Traveltalk Series: Javanese Journey / – / Vitaphone [s]
1932 / Vagabond Adventure Series: Singapore / – / Tom Terris(?) / Van Beuren [s]

1933 / Samarang / – / Ward Wing / B. F. Zeidman *#[f]
1933 / E. M. Newman Traveltalk Series: Main Streets / – / Vitaphone [s]
1933 / Hodge Podge Series: Skipping About The Universe / – / Lyman H. Howe Films
1933 / My Oriental Friends, from Penang to Peking / – / Selwyn Driver [s]
[s]

1934 / Devil Tiger / – / Clyde Elliott / Fox Film [f]
1934 / Leila Majnun / – / B. S. Rajhans / Motilal Chamria [f]
1934 / Ra-Mu / – / Captain E. A. Salisbry [f]
1934 / Wild Cargo / – / Armand Denis / Van Beuren *[f]
1934 / Along The Royal Road to Romance On The Magic Carpet: Crossroads of the World / – / Lew Lehr / Fox Film *[s]
1934 / Port O’ Call series: Raffles and Rubber / – / Deane Dickason / Monogram Pictures [s]

1935 / Fang and Claw / – / Frank Buck / Van Beuren [f]

1937 / Terang Bulan (or ‘Terang Boelan’) / Bright Moon / Albert Balink / A.N.I.F. [f]
1937 / The Future’s in the Air / – / Alexander Shaw / Strand Film [s]

1938 / Booloo / – / Clyde Elliott / Paramount *#[f]
1938 / Trade Winds / – / Tay Garnett / Walter Wanger *# [f]
1938 / Att segla är nödvändigt / To Sail Is Necessary / Paul Fejos / Svensk Filmindustri [s]
1938 / E. M. Newman Colortour Adventures Series: Crossroads of the Orient / – / Len H. Roos / Vitaphone [s]
1938 / Five Faces / – / Alexander Shaw / Strand Film [s]
1938 / Singapore: Cross-roads of the East / – / André de la Varre / – *#[s]
1938 / Singapore and Jahore / – / James Fitzpatrick / MGM [s]

 

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