Penang: I Haven't Taken My Own Shoes off for 45 Years...! (1976)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Alan Whicker

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genres

    Interview Travelogue

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

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  • I Haven't Taken My Own Shoes off for 45 Years...! Alternative


Alan Whicker visits the island of Penang at the time of the festival called Thaipusam, when entranced pilgrims pierce themselves with giant spears and spikes, and frenzied spectators go on a coconut smashing spree. He tours the island in the Governor's racing car, attends a wedding, meets Tunku Abdul Rahman, and some of the British colonials still in residence there.

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