23.1.09

what's new is old


Taken from youtube, 1938 version of Lonely Planet. Footage from this film is available for licensing from www.globalimageworks.com.

This 11min clip is titled "Singapore - Cross-roads of the East 1938". 71 years later, I think we are still hawking the same thing about this island. Ah, the legacy of a colonial imagination. And the streets are surprisingly clean!

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