Victim of Slander (Korban Fitnah)

1959

Synopsis

Years after Hussin’s schoolmate Wahab is spurned by Rahimah, a resentful Wahab takes his revenge through malicious lies slandering Rahimah and Hussin, Rahimah’s new brother-in-law. Their family suffers in the resultant consequences, and in the present, Hussin retells the circumstances leading to his suicide attempt, deemed a criminal offence in Singapore.

Director: P. L. Kapur
Release Year: 1959
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama
Language: Malay
Producer: Maria Menado, Ranjit Singh
Rating: PG
Runtime: 45m00s
Production Country: Singapore
Accession No: 2017-D-1000592
Availability: library@esplanade, Lee Kong Chian Reference Library

Cast List:

  • Siput Serawak
  • Sukarno M. Noor
  • A.N. Alcaff
  • Abdul Hadi
  • Syed Hassan
  • Maria Menado

Crew:

  • Director of Photography - Tsin Ming Chin
  • Director of Photography - G. Ramachandra
  • Sound Engineer - Chua Hung Boon
  • Sound Engineer - Wang Lim Chye
  • Editor - P.V. John
  • Dubbing - Jamil Rais
  • Publicity - Tony Wayman
  • Direction Assistant - Syed  Hassan
  • Direction Assistant - K.R.A. khannu
  • Photography Assistant - Wong Wah
  • Photography Assistant - Nathan
  • Sound Assistant - Moh Cheng Hung
  • Processing Assistant - Ang Ah Poon
  • Processing Assistant - Nandok Ahmad
  • Editing Assistant - Ah Liat
  • Music - Mohd Wan Yeet
  • Screenplay - Ralph Modder
  • Processed by - Kang Kee Chye

Keywords:

  • Activities - Singing, Dancing, Reading, Fighting, Hitting On Women, Throwing Eggs
  • Emotions - Wrongly Accused
  • Subject Matter - Suicide, Pregnancy, False Accusations, Slander
  • Items - Eggs, Bird Cage, Letters
  • Places - Restaurant, C.K. Tangs, House, Hospital, Outram Prison
  • Illnesses - Heart condition, Blindness
  • Themes - Betrayal, Friendship, Marriage, Sacrifice
  • Eras - 1950s Malaya, 1950s Singapore
  • Relationships - Siblings, Husband/Wife
  • People - Doctor, Judge
  • Musical Instruments - Violin