This photograph from the 1970s shows cinema billboards for English and Chinese films in Chinatown, placed along the street near New Bridge Road junction. Such outsized outdoor advertisements, drawn by cinema billboard painters, were widely used from the 1960s to 1980s. In the background can be seen the side view of some buildings. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_016. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd.