The Kris

1931

Tale of retribution set in Malaya.

Drama. Malaya, in colonial days. A narcotics dealer (himself an addict and drunkard) kills his native supplier with his own wavy-bladed kris. Later, the drug-buyer is killed at the moment of threatening violence himself. The kris is found behind the curtains. A case of retribution?

  • Director : Geoffrey Collyer

  • Distributor : Institute of Amateur Cinematographers

  • Script : Geoffrey Collyer

  • Assistant director : Norman Jenkins

  • Camera : Horace H. Hughes

  • Camera : NORTH (assistant to Hughes)

  • Other : Horace R. Hughes (settings)

  • Other : Robert Braun (continuity)

  • Other : E.G. Notley (electrician)

  • Other : J. Sullivan (electrician)

  • Production company : Ace Movies

  • Geoffrey Daunt Ben Carleton

  • Croker Frank Biggs

  • Sulaiman Cyril Heck

  • Kola Norman Jenkins

  • John Trentham David McIntyre

  • Mrs Trentham Ada Richardson

  • Daphne Kae Lomas

  • Betty Pat McIlldowie

  • Denis Holt Cliff West

  • Maid Dorothy Collins

Manifestations

The Kris

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    Duration
    0:23:09
    Modification Date
    16/10/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    732046
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    Canonical Title
    Unknown
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    Duration
    0:23:09
    Modification Date
    16/10/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    732044
  • Barcode
    INV325432
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    MP4 H264 digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:23:09
    Modification Date
    16/10/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    732043
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV373072
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:14:49
    Modification Date
    10/05/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    710887
  • Barcode
    INV380002
    Canonical Identifier
    31
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:15:06
    Identifier
    Modification Date
    28/01/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    681093
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV295103
    Canonical Identifier
    2006/51
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    tinted
    Colour Type
    bw
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:25:00
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    27/01/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    681069
    Sound
    silent
  • Award:
    • Group 1:
      • Note: Awards (data migration 25/06/2021): The winning entry for the ‘Era’ Challenge Cup in 1931. [1975 listing]

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