Drama serial, "Samsui women" : movie scene [1]

This is a photograph which shows two actresses who are dressed as samsui women in the drama serial titled "Samsui Women" (红头巾). One of them seems to be lifting a ceramic jar to drink while the other looks on. From their surroundings, it is evident that they are at a construction site. They are dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt samfu), a tunic-and-trouser suit. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007

Subjects
  • Arts>>Film>>Acting
  • Arts>>Film
  • Actresses--Singapore--Photographs
  • Film serials--Singapore--Photographs
  • Samsui women

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