Compound Collection

Timeless Temiar (1956)
A documentary film from 1956 made by the Malayan Film Unit about Temiar culture. It was filmed in the area around Grik in Perak. The actors who play the main characters originate from Geoffrey's field site area. 'c. 1956. Timeless Temiar. Documentary film written by Noni Wright, filmed by C. G. Wong, and narrated by Anthony Schooling. 50 minutes, Eastmancolor; released commercially in Malaya July 1957 by the Shaw Group – publicized as "filmed on the spot in Perak's Darkest Jungles". Can be viewed at Filem Negara Malaysia (National Film Board), Kuala Lumpur. Winner of the best documentary film award at the Asian Film Festival 1956...' (information from Lye, Tuck-Po (Ed.). (2001). Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia: a comprehensive and annotated bibliography (No. 88). Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University.)