Penang 1930

Category: Travelogue

Length: 07:48
Film ID F16-0411
Film Description Unedited travelogue


A travelogue film with inter-titles, by Arthur and Kate Tode in 1930. The film shows the harbor, the so called Hindu Snake Temple of Penang [Sungei Kluang Penang], and then street life of the city of Georgetown, including many British colonial period buildings which still stand, and a few that have since been removed.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Arthur and Kate Tode (Kahop)
Topics Georgetown, Malay people, Tamil people, Peranakan Chinese people, Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, British colonies, British Malaya, Straits settlements, Travelogue films, Ocean travel, Tourism, Hindu Naga temples, Sungei Kluang Penang
Contributor(s) This film was preserved under a grant received from the National Film Preservation Foundation.