Film list based on year "1961" - 39 entry


  • Karena Daster (1961)

    (title translation: Because of the Housedress) With the trend for comedies, Harapan Film Production (Bandung) doesn’t want to miss the chance. Starring comedians Mang Topo and Us Us, plus pretty newcomers, Noortje Supandi and Mila Karmila, this film is filled with cheerful and melodious songs.

  • Kasih Tak Sampai (1961)

    (title translation: Unrequited Love) Iyem, the housemaid, and Mrs. Sukardi, her employer, give birth to baby girls. Mrs. Sukardi decides to adopt Iyem’s daughter, a love child, Ningsih. Although Iyem still works for the Sukardi household, she is forbidden to refer to Ningsih as her own daughter. One day, Ratna overhears the conversation of her parents…

  • Kisah Pelawak (1961)

    (title translation: Comedian Story)

  • Korban Fitnah (1961)

    (title translation: Defamation Victim) Husein is brought to trial after trying to commit suicide. He refuses to give an explanation until he is forced to. Then he begins his story. Husein enters university with help from his unmarried brother, Hasan, who dedicates his life for Husein and his sister Munah who has a heart ailment. But…

  • Kuntilanak (1961)

    (title translation: Banshee) Tuty travels to Bandung to visit her uncle who is a cemetery caretaker. A young man accompanies her to show the way but when they arrive at the graveyard, Tuty lets out such a fearsome laugh that the young man runs away in fear. Tuty’s laugh sounds like a kuntilanak (Indonesian version of…

  • Limapuluh Megaton (1961)

    (title translation: Fifty Megatons) Hamid Arief’s mother (Fifi Young), a widow, refuses to let her son marry Komalasari. Komalasari’s widowed father (Rd Ismail) also refuses to let her marry Hamid Arief. Both are afraid of being left alone if the children leave them. Then, Komalasari falls in love and marries a village boy, Rd. Mochtar. Hamid…

  • Marina (1961)

    Taufik is a spoilt and stupid boy. So his parents entrust him to the Sjarif family who have three daughters, including Marina, and a driver, who live there. Taufik learns among other things that the driver is actually a future engineer.

  • Masih Ada Hari Esok (1961)

    (title translation: There's Still Tomorrow) Bono, the son of a widower, is delinquent due to bad influence. He steals Lasmi from his best friend, Irwan. At the same time, Bono also has a relationship with Ida, daughter of a drunkard neighbor. When Ida gets pregnant, Bono is obliged to marry her. Then he realises that he…

  • Melati Dibalik Terali (1961)

    (title translation: Jasmine Behind the Bars) After Ina’s boyfriend leaves her, she gets married but the marriage is short-lived when he is killed in an accident. Ina gets acquainted with Hari who claims to be a businessman but is actually a fugitive. Ina is seduced and agrees to marry Hari. He spends Ina’s wealth to finance…

  • Memburu Menantu (1961)

    (title translation: Hunting for Son-in-Laws) Mrs. Adi, the widow of a retired regent, desperately wants her daughter, Supriati, to have a noble, high-ranking husband. A shaman predicts that Supriati will marry a highly educated man who is overseas at the moment. As a result, Mrs. Adi starts to treat Mangun, her former employee, very well as…