Malay Film Productions Ltd.

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


In 1949, Shaw Brothers produced Malay-language films under the Singapore-based studio Malay Film Productions which lasted until 1967. Despite being based in Singapore, its films are usually released in Malaysia.

1st Logo (1950-10 April 1952)

Visuals: Over a tunnel-like background is the Shaw Brothers logo. The squares on the lights are turning black and white, a la Sampaguita Pictures logo. The company name is below.

Technique: Traditional animation.

Audio: A triumphant military fanfare.

Availability: Seen on their films of the time, starting with Aloha and lastly on Anjoran Nasib.

2nd Logo (28 March 1959)

Visuals: On a black rainy background, the Shaw Brothers logo zooms to the screen. Not long after, it then fades out. Later, the same shield and the words "MALAY FILM PRODUCTIONS LTD. presents" rapidly fall in from the bottom left corner.

Technique: Practical effects.

Audio: The opening theme of the film.

Availability: Seen on Pendekar bujang lapok.

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