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The Raffles Stories: The Fabled Tiger Shot in the Bar & Billiard Room

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Resident Historian Leslie Danker’s association with Raffles has spanned over 45 years. To commemorate this, he has co-produced and narrated 12 short videos on different aspects of the past of Raffles Singapore, collectively titled The Raffles Stories.

Featuring 12 of his favorite anecdotes about the hotel’s history, get to know the iconic Raffles doormen, hear about how Cad’s Alley was a vantage point for the gentlemen to watch the ladies go by, and find out more about Michael Jackson’s unique stay and his special visitor when he stayed in 1993.

Heard of the last tiger shot in Singapore – right under the Bar & Billiard Room?

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Watch the video to find out where the tiger escaped from and what the headmaster of Raffles Institution was wearing when he went after it.