Film list based on year "1931" - 5 entry

  • Boenga Roos dari Tjikembang (1931)

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    (literal translation of title: Tjikembang Rose) Oh Ay Cheng, who works on a plantation, has to turn away Marsiti, his faithful lover, for the sake of following his father’s command that he marries Gwat Nio, the daughter of his plantation boss. Marsiti herself persuades Ay Cheng to obey his father. Marsiti then leaves and passes away.…

  • Indonesia Malaise (1931)

    A woman, who already has a lover, is forced to marry someone else. Tragedy then piles up when the husband has an affair, their baby dies and her former lover goes to prison. The woman falls ill due to her suffering and yearning for her former lover. When she is about to die, the lover that…

  • Sam Pek Eng Tay (1931)

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    This fatal love story is about a girl, Giok Eng Tay and a young man, Nio Sam Pek. Eng Tay's father, Giok Kong Wan is an official whose position has led him to marry his daughter to Ma Bun Cai, the son of a rich regent. The romantic tie between Sam Pek and Eng Tay is…

  • Si Pitoeng (1931)

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    Pitoeng is the original Batavian champion whose popularity draws from lenong folk performances. People believe that the Rawabelong champion has the ability to “disappear” because he always manages to escape the pursuit of Dutch police. He is perceived as the local version of Robin Hood: who only robs the rich to give to the poor.

  • Sinjo "Tjo" Main Di Film (1931)

    (literal translation of title: Sinjo "Tjo" Acts in Film)