Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
See PhM blog - www.powerhousemuseum.com/imageservices/index.php/2010/03/...
Bits of the façade (not easy to see here under all that "Knights of the Round Table" decoration!) are still there in a new 2006 building - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathay_Building
And see this as well - www.streetdirectory.com/travel_guide/singapore/historical...
The building was used by the Japanese military in World War II.
'Knights of the Round Table' (1953) trailer - it looks so bad, it might be good ! - www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi3781558297/
this is a wonderful picture