This is a souvenir programme from 1938 - the year Ruby Theatre was opened. What's so special about the Ruby Theatre? Well besides being built by Lau Ek Ching, it [...]
Well....not quite. But forget the circus for a while; do you remember the days when advertising was done via vehicles? Like this photograph below (from Hong Soon Kheong): Do you [...]
Is she a local actress? Perhaps a singer? We don't know, so we're hoping you could shed some light on this. I'm sure this pretty face is familiar to some of [...]
When The Falcons had to end due to their manager quitting, the band members, Joe Chin, Michael Ho, Christopher Choong and Thomas Ham decided to concentrate on their education, leaving [...]
Audiences said what set her apart was her complete immersion into the emotion of her songs. Most of her songs are sentimental love ballads, wistful, nostalgic melodies, and her entire [...]
Continuing our 'Then & Now' series, here we have a comparison of two movie posters. Both were action/adventure films from different years. On the left (courtesy of Edwin Seibel) is [...]
On the left (courtesy of Ruth Iversen Rollitt) is a 1st Class ticket stub from Sun Cinema, from 1958. On the right is a Google image of a Gold Class [...]
"16 mm refers to the width of the film; other common film gauges include 8 and 35mm. It is generally used for non-theatrical (e.g., industrial, educational) film-making, or for low-budget [...]
courtesy of: Mohd Taib, Ipoh This play opened in 1938. Some of you may be too young to recall this...or were not even born yet. Then, there was [...]
Since we're still on the topic of famous names, how many of you remember Harold Jansz? And how many of you have seen him in action?
courtesy of: Hong Soon Keong In the 1960s, a magician by the name of John Calvert drove from the Ipoh Airport to Lido Cinema...blindfolded! No, I'm not kidding; [...]
These brothers need no introduction. The very fact that they are standing in front of a famous landmark already gives it away. Yes, in the background is part of the [...]
Some time ago we featured a calendar girl, and many of you guessed her name. Well, here's another beauty...featured for the month of March. Can you guess her name?