Remembering a Legend

pramlee

Today, Tan Sri P Ramlee would have been 89 years of age. In the 45 years since his untimely death, P Ramlee remains the biggest name in the Malay world of entertainment.

 

Born on March 22, 1929 in Penang to Tengku Nyak Puteh from Acheh and Che Mah Hussein from Penang. P Ramlee had an inclination towards music and acting. He first acted in Chinta, a film directed by B. S. Rajhans in 1948 and later became the leading man in the films Bakti (1950), Antara Senyum dan Tangis (1952), Juwita (1952),  Penarik Beca (1955), Hang Tuah (1955).

P Ramlee was also a talented singer and musician and was said to have composed over 400 songs which is still marvelled by many until today.

His films and music collection are available at the Media Library as follows :

Nujum Pa’Belalang [videorecording]
Author: P. Ramlee, Tan Sri, 1928-1973.
Publication: Singapura : Runme Shaw, [n.d.]
Format Other
Library: 01-Central
Production Singapura : Runme Shaw, [n.d.]

Hujan panas [videorecording]
Author: Rao, B. N.
Publication: Singapore : Shaw Brothers, 1950?.
Format Visual Materials
Library: 01-Central
Production Singapore : Shaw Brothers, 1950?.

Bujang Lapok / directed byP. Ramlee, produced by Run Run Shaw.
Author: P. Ramlee, Tan Sri, 1928-1973, film director
Local LC Call No.: PN1993.5 M4BL
Format Music Sound Recording
Library: 01-Central
Production Kuala Lumpur : licensor, Shaw Renters (Singapore) ; licensee, SV Production, [n.d]

Air mata di Kuala Lumpur [sound recording] : lagu terakhir Allahyarham P. Ramlee.
Author: P. Ramlee, Tan Sri, 1928-1973.
Publication: Kuala Lumpur : EMI (M) Sdn. Bhd., 1974.
Format Music Sound Recording
Library: 01-Central
Production Kuala Lumpur : EMI (M) Sdn. Bhd., 1974.

Ibu mertuaku [videorecording]
Author: P. Ramlee, Tan Sri, 1928-1973.
Local LC Call No.: PN1993.5 M4IM
Publication: Singapore : Shaw, [n.d.]
Format Visual Materials
Library: 01-Central
Production Singapore : Shaw, [n.d.]

Musang berjanggut (DVD) [videorecording] / Malay Film Productions mempersembahkan ; penerbit, Shaw Brothers Limited ; pengarah, P. Ramlee.
Author: P. Ramlee, Tan Sri, 1928-1973.
Local LC Call No.: PN1993.5 M4M
Publication: Singapore : Runme Shaw, [1959]
Format Music Sound Recording
Library: 01-Central
Production Singapore : Runme Shaw, [1959]

Sarjan Hassan (DVD) [videorecording] / directed by Lamberto Avellana and P. Ramlee.
Author: P. Ramlee, Tan Sri, 1928-1973.
Local LC Call No.: PN1993.5 M4SH
Publication: [Kuala Lumpur] : Malay Film Productions, 1958.
Format Music Sound Recording
Library: 01-Central
Production [Kuala Lumpur] : Malay Film Productions, 1958.

References

  1. [Cyclopede]. (2011, Nov 4). P. Ramlee & Saloma – Bengawan Solo [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWchUM3oM90
  2. Johan Jaafar. (2018, April 3). A cut above. The Star, pp 13.

 

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