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Making A Scene: Brian Gothong Tan and Thong Kay Wee on the magic of cinema
29th March 2021 • Making a Scene • Esplanade Offstage
00:00:00 00:25:32

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The period spanning the 1950s to 1960s is known as the golden age of Singapore cinema. In this episode hosted by actress Munah Bagharib, artist Brian Gothong Tan and Asian Film Archive (AFA) programmer Thong Kay Wee chat about the movies and figures that shaped this era, including the influential 1957 blockbuster Pontianak and its director B.N. Rao, Cathay-Keris Studio co-founder Loke Wan Tho, and actor and film-maker P. Ramlee.