After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls.
Bing Crosby an Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour...
Singapore Sling is chasing after Laura, a romantic memory from his past. One night he finds himself in a mysterious villa, watching two women bury a body. He falls into their trap and, in an atmosphere of isolation and decadence, the trio act out insane pleasure games and a ritual of blood and murder.
When his employee disappears in Singapore, Shyam travels from India to investigate the absence and becomes entangled in a deadly plot.
Four sailors enter a Singapore dive, meet a Chinese girl from Brooklyn, and find there's more to her than meets the eye. Two songs.
Extreme passion turns deadly in the high stakes game between two men who love and need the same woman.Former Playboy Playmate Shannon Tweed sizzles as Lisa Blair.When she discovers that her lover's beautiful fiancee Michelle has escaped house arrest in Singapore, an odyssey of insatiable proportions unfolds.But it begins to unravel when Michelle's captor Dr. Li (James Hong) arrives in America to claim what's his, only to find that extreme passion calls for extreme measures.
Fortune hunter Mary Brooks, posing as a missionary's daughter, strives to beat a couple of pilots, Terry Prescott and "Waffles" Billings, (who have turned pearl divers in order to buy a plane and join the Royal Air Force), out of their pearls, while also beating off the advances of Prince Sali who wants to add her to his harem.
Made by the same production set-up on the same lot that was producing the 1953-54 "China Smith/Captain China" TV series that starred Dan Duryea as soldier-of-fortune China Smith, using many of the same players that were regulars on the TV series. Director Aldrich went uncredited possibly because the film was a quickly-made but poor product.
"Singapore Dreaming" ( 美满人生) is a story about a family with big dreams, living on a small island. Heavily in debt, patriarch Loh Poh Huat can’t help but feel bitter irony whenever he has to perform his job as a lawyer’s clerk – seizing goods from the homes of credit card debtors. At the end of his career and frustrated by the gulf between his middle class dreams and his working class reality, he takes his feelings of failure and envy out on his family. So when Poh Huat suddenly wins two million dollars in the lottery, the Lohs start believing that maybe this windfall will deliver them from their struggles. But something happens which pitches the family into a battle where the stakes are the very meaning of life itself...
While Joel and his older ship's captain brother Mark are at sea, the latter is abandoned in Singapore by devious ship's mate Finch who, upon their return, convinces the townspeople that Joel abandoned his brother. Joel, determined to not only find Mark but to see justice done, returns the ship to Singapore.
SAL OF SINGAPORE was nominated for an Oscar for achievement in Writing during the second year of the Academy Awards. The film, being a part-talkie, nearly disappared from view. However, a preservation print does exist at UCLA, although it is unavailable for public viewing, awaiting restoration.
Singapore GaGa is a 55-minute paean to the quirkiness of the Singaporean aural landscape. It reveals Singapore's past and present with a delight and humour that makes it a necessary film for all Singaporeans. We hear buskers, street vendors, school cheerleaders sing hymns to themselves and to their communities. From these vocabularies (including Arabic, Latin, Hainanese), a sense of what it might mean to be a modern Singaporean emerges. This is Singapore's first documentary to have a cinema release. With English and Chinese subtitles.
A fallen woman seeks redemption at a Singapore rubber plantation. Melodrama.
A visit to Singapore, an essential port city in Britain's empire, established in 1813 when Raffles negotiated its separation from the independent Malay state of Jahor. The camera observes Singapore's traditional neighborhoods, trade, and small craft, which are dominated by people of Chinese ancestry. Then, we drive the modern causeway to Jahor's small capital, Johor Bahru, for a look at imposing buildings and a visit to the grounds of the sultan. The sultan's son invites the crew in, and we meet the sultan, "H.H." himself. The narrator relates the sultan's commitment to commerce, economic well-being, and tolerance, stemming in part from his European education.
Tan Pin Pin employs a strictly external perspective for this portrait of her hometown, the tropical economic powerhorse of Singapore, interviewing political exiles in London, Thailand and Malaysia, who are to this day unable to return home.
An aspiring filmmaker, who is also down on luck, goes to Singapore to meet a producer, but what follows is misadventure after misadventure, with a dash of romance thrown in.
A woman's life falls to pieces when she's caught cheating on her husband.
While a ship's captain is being slowly poisoned, a gang of thugs try to take over the ship.
Singapore Tonight is a long-running flagship daily local news programme on Channel NewsAsia which runs daily from 22:00 until 22:30 SST/HKT, providing a round-up of all the day's events around Singapore and coverage of breaking news. The highly rated programme is presented by Genevieve Woo. Up until early July 2008, the show was aired live only in Singapore with a replay available internationally at 00:00 until 00:30 SST/HKT. In addition, a few segments of the show are available on the international edition of Asian Home News at 22:30 until 23:00 SST/HKT and 10:30 until 11:00 SST/HKT. This is only one of two main English national newscasts available in Singapore; the other being News 5 Tonight.
Singapore Idol is a reality television singing competition created by Simon Fuller and produced by MediaCorp Studios and FremantleMedia Operations BV. It began airing on MediaCorp Channel 5 on August 9, 2004, as an addition to the Idol franchise based on the UK show Pop Idol, and became one of the most popular shows in the history of Singaporean television. The concept of the series is to find new solo recording artists where the winner is determined by the viewers. Through telephone and SMS text voting, viewers have chosen as winners Taufik Batisah, Hady Mirza and Sezairi Sezali. The series employs a panel of judges who critique the contestants' performances. The original four judges during season 1 were singer/songwriter Dick Lee, Florence Lian, record producer Ken Lim and singer Douglas Oliverio. In season 2, all the judges from season 1 returned to the show except for Oliverio who was replaced by singer Jacintha Abisheganaden. In season 3, Abisheganaden left the judging panel and the rest of the judges returned to the show. From the start, the show has been hosted by Singapore celebrity and funnyman Gurmit Singh. Radio deejay Daniel Ong was the co-host of the show for season 1 and 2, while season 2 winner Hady Mirza replaced him as the co-host during season 3.
Star Search was a television show from 1988 to 2010 organised by MediaCorp TV Channel 8 to scout for Chinese language-speaking talent.
Tanamera – Lion of Singapore is an 1989 Australian drama serial which is a Co production between Central independent television and Grundy in 1989.
Just in Singapore is a Singaporean Chinese modern comedic drama which was telecasted on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp Channel 8. It made its debut on 25 February 2008 and ended on 4 April 2008. This drama serial consists of 30 episodes, and was screened on every weekday night at 9:00 pm. This drama serial is written by the highly acclaimed scriptwriter, Ang Eng Tee, whose credits include The Golden Path, The Little Nyonya and An Ode to Life.
The latest culinary series of Destination Flavour sees Adam Liaw travel to the small island nation of Singapore. Watch as Adam goes on a journey of food, culture and family discovery like no other, travelling across the length and breadth of this Asian food mecca. In just six weeks Adam sets a challenge for himself - create a Salute to Singapore banquet dinner for some of the country's top food identities, a five-course reflection of the tastes, sights and sounds he finds along the way.
Million Dollar Money Drop: Singapore Edition was a game show which aired on MediaCorp Channel 5 in the Singapore. It was based on the UK series The Million Pound Drop Live. However, unlike the original UK version, it was not broadcast live, and there were several changes to the format. The show premiered on 9 August 2011, after the nation's 46th National Day Parade segment, and is hosted by George Young. The show's set, theme song and question cues was followed based on the British edition. About 300,000 people watched the premiere of the show.
Every Singaporean Son is a Singaporean documentary released in 2010. It serves as an education tool for all pre-enlistees during their Basic Military Training in Singapore. Most of the episodes were filmed at Pulau Tekong. 18 episodes were released. The first episode airs on 7 July 2010 on Youtube, subsequent episodes were released on every Tuesday, each clip lasted for 6 to 8 minutes. National Geographic Channel ordered the series and it will be aired in a six part episodes from 8 March 2011. In August 2011, the season branched out to another 6 part series named: Every Singaporean Son – Epilogue. The documentary was nominated for "Best Cross-Platform Content" at the 16th Asian Television Awards 2011, but the series lost to the Indian series The CJ Show. On 16 August 2012, the series branched out to its second season of Every Singaporean Son, premiering every Thursday of the week, it will be named: Every Singaporean Son II - The Making of an Officer. The series will concentrate on batch of cadets training to be officers in OCS Officer Cadet School, it will last for 20 to 25 episodes.
Every Singaporean Son – Epilogue is a Singaporean documentary released in 2011. This is the aftermath from the first season of Every Singaporean Son. 6 episodes will be released, down 12 episodes from the previous season. The first episode airs on 17 August 2011 on YouTube, each clip lasted for 6 to 8 minutes. The series branched out to its second season of Every Singaporean Son, premiering every Thursday of the week, starting from 16 August 2012, it will be named: Every Singaporean Son II - The Making of an Officer. The series will concentrate on batch of cadets training to be officers in OCS Officer Cadet School, it will last for 20 to 25 episodes.
We Are Singaporeans is a game show that aired on Singaporean English language channel MediaCorp Channel 5 about everything and anything Singapore from history to culture to trivia. Hosted by Hossan Leong, contestants will get the chance to walk away with up to $10,000 every week. The show, which will run for 15 weeks, will feature guest appearances by local celebrities and icons who will ask contestants questions relating to a particular topic. The game show title was derived from a segment of the series The Noose, which becomes a recurring joke. The Noose later parodied the idea through a satirical sketch in which The Noose company sues MediaCorp for "stealing" the idea from them and hires "Sudah Anandas" to fight their case in court.