Raffles Hotel: The Noel Coward and Pretty Polly Connection

LOCATION SCOUTING IN “PRETTY POLLY” (OR “A MATTER OF INNOCENCE”) PART 3
[Continued from Parts 1 and 2…]

(Note: Click on the panoramic images to view them at full resolution.)

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LOCATION SCOUTING IN “PRETTY POLLY”
(OR “A MATTER OF INNOCENCE”) [1967]:

Part 1 – Pretty Polly’s Ambulatory Gaze in a Former Colonial Town of Her Forebears’ Empire.
Part 2 – Pretty Polly’s Ambulatory Gaze in Singapore, 1967…. and Forty Six Years After.
This is Part 3 – Raffles Hotel: The Noel Coward and Pretty Polly Connection.
Part 4 – To Mount Alvernia Hospital.
Part 5 – An Obsession Over “Woodlands”.
Part 6 – Between Two Funerals – Jalan Sultan.
Part 7 – Between Two Funerals – Bidadari Cemetery.
Part 8 – ‘Round About Midnight, Bugis Street.

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