While the youth of today may know The Cathay as yet another shopping mall with a cinema, beneath its modern glass exterior lies a storied past. This article talks about the present Cathay building and the past Cathay building. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Gay World was one of three amusement parks built in Singapore before World War II and around which Singapore’s nightlife revolved from the 1920s to the ’60s. The other two were New World and Great Wor
This is an interview of Mrs Hedwig Anuar about entertainment during the Japanese Occupation from 1942 - 1945. Details; Name : ANUAR, Hedwig Elizabeth nee Aroozoo Date of recording : 18 August 1998 Reel : 7 of 44 Accession Number : 002036 Credits : National Archives of Singapore
This source is an interview of Mr Marcus Carlyle. This talks about the aspects of leisure and how life was during the Japanese Occupation. Details : Name : MARCUS, Philip Carlyle Interviewer : Chua Ser Koon Date of Recording : 11 August 1982 Reel : 5 of 9 Accession No. : 000183