Film list based on year "1954" - 60 entry


  • Bintang Baru (1954)

    (title translation: New Star) Although Herman is an orphan, he pushes himself to find success in the arts scene and Kustari, his cousin, encourages him. When Herman goes to Jakarta to try his luck in the film industry, he stays over at Mukhsin's house. Mukhsin is instrumental for Kustari's success when he introduces her to Hendra's…

  • Burung Merpati (1954)

    (title translation: The Dove) In school, Laila goes steady with Hamid. Her father, Abdullah the trader, opposes their relationship as he thinks it will hamper her education. When told to study at home, Laila is still trying to meet her boyfriend. One day, Abdullah is on the brink of bankruptcy. Then Usman, the tycoon, comes along…

  • Debu Revolusi (1954)

    (title translation: The Dust of Revolution) Arman suffers a severe wound from the second military clash in December 1948 and is nursed by the village head and his daughter, Srihati. When Indonesia gains full sovereignty in 1950, he returns to Jakarta. Then Arman is carried away by the big city life. He meets Martini and later…

  • Derita (1954)

    (title translation: Suffering) Rudiono gives Ratna a divorce, feeling that her hostility towards their daughter cannot go on. Meanwhile, Rudiono's sister, Rumiati is getting married. But her husband divorces Rumiati as she could not deal with domestic problems. Then Rudiono realizes that Ratna is a much better wife so he asks her to start a family…

  • Dewi dan Pemilihan Umum (1954)

    (title translation: Dewi and the Election) At the first general elections in 1955, a commotion unfolds in a company. The company's director tries to draw votes for himself and his company. Meanwhile, Dewi who works as an employee for that company, tries to get votes for the party which is led by her boyfriend. Sulastri also…

  • Djaja Merana (1954)

    (title translation: Glamorous Languish) Tengku Bhasar proposes to Sekar Melati, the daughter of King Tengku Perkasa, for marriage. But the princess turns him down as her heart is for Mahidin, although he is not royalty. During a competition, Mahidin gets the upper hand over Tengku Bashar. The result does not only upset Bhasar, but also his…

  • Djakarta Bukan Hollywood (1954)

    (title translation: Jakarta is Not Hollywood) Record distributor, Rasyid, assigns the famous singer, Burhan, to enchant Rooswati in the Puncak area. The girl's father wishes to maintain the noble bloodline by pairing off his daughter to Bimayu. Rooswati runs away, and she roams about using her maid's name, Suparni. In her journey, she encounters Burhan. Finally,…

  • Djakarta Diwaktu Malam (1954)

    (title translation: Jakarta By Night) Sriwardhani becomes a singer at "Happy World", after her father is killed by a gang of robbers. There she meets Edy Sumarno and they get married without Edy's mother consent. When Edy gets sick, Sri asks her mother-in-law for money to buy medicine. But the mother asks Sri to divorce her…

  • Djandjiku Djandjimu (1954)

    (title translation: Our Promise) Hayati takes a vow to be together with Surya at all times. Hayati, a daughter of nobility, is fostered to a construction worker, Sastra. Sastra is in debt to Salim, the loan shark, so when he fails to pay, he is forced to accept Salim's proposal. All his debt will be erased…

  • Djubah Hitam (1954)

    (title translation: Black Robe) The Corsana Kingdom is winning the war against the Parsini kingdom. But the King's brother, Angkara conspires with the enemy to topple the King. Commander Imam (Rd Endang) manages to escape and disguises himself as the Black Robe to fight against evil. One day, he helps out a trader, and the trader's…