Che Mamat Parang Tumpol



Che Mamat, who lives in a kampong with a mother who finds him useless, is perpetually finding himself in unlucky situations. Determined to change his life for his girlfriend, he submits his cousin’s work and ends up winning  a story writing competition organised by the newspaper Berita Singapura.  As he starts his new job as a journalist, his unluckiness inadvertently ties him to the notorious Black Hand gang, landing him in trouble with the police and the news agency as well, leading to a wild goose chase.

Director: L.Krishnan
Release Year: 1960
Subtitles: English
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: Malay, Hokkien, English
Producer: Cathay-Keris Films
Rating: PG
Runtime: 01m36s
Production Country: Singapore/Malaysia
Accession No: 2015-D-2178
Availability: library@esplanade, Lee Kong Chian Reference Library

Cast List:

  • S.M. Wahid, Latiffah Omar, M.Amin, Salleh Chani, Siti TG. Perak, Annie Jasmin, Dollah Serawak, Aman Belon, Yem Jaafar,


  • Editor - Hussein Haniff
  • Laboratory Manager - Kang Kee Chye
  • Art Director - Yeo Hai Lip
  • Assistant Art Director - M. Amin
  • Songs - Dodo Milinger
  • Sound Recordist - Chua Hung Boon
  • Audiographer - Chong Chee Liat
  • Cameraman - Wong Wan
  • Sound - Rebo Saripan
  • Art - K. Rajoo
  • Editing - George Peterson
  • Dubbing - Jamil Rais
  • Continuity - Tan Peng Suan
  • Director of Photography - Han Kai Juan
  • Scriptwriter - Pelham Groom
  • Storywriter - Pelham Groom
  • Studio Manager - S.A. D'Cruz