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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 979: TOMMY ABUEL, MARIO MONTENEGRO, MONA LISA AND INTRODUCING CHARO SANTOS IN MIKE DE LEON'S "ITIM" (1977)


"Itim" (1977)
Cinema Artists Philippines
Release Date January 14, 1977
Screenplay Doy del Mundo, Gil Quito
Cinematography Ely Cruz, Rody Lacap
Production Designer Mel Chionglo
Editing Ike Jarlego, Jr.
Sound Ramon Reyes, Sebastian Sayson, Luis Reyes
Music Max Jocson
Producer Severino Manotok/ Cinema Artists Philippines
Director Mike de Leon
Cast Tommy Abuel, Mario Montenegro, Mona Lisa and Introducing Charo Santos/ Also Starring Moody Diaz, Sarah Joaquin and Susan Valdez


FILM REVIEW by Pio de Castro III
Originally published at The Times Journal, January 18, 1977
Re-published at The URIAN Anthology 1970-77


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Monday, May 21, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 978: FERNANDO POE, JR., WITH TINA MONASTERIO, DENCIO PADILLA, VICTOR BRAVO, MAX LAUREL AND PAQUITO DIAZ IN "NAGBABAGANG ASERO" (1977)


"Nagbabagang Asero" (1977)
FPJ Productions
Release Date January 7, 1977
Screenplay Fred Navarro
Cinematography Sergio Lobo
Music Ernani Cuenco
Direction Armando A. Herrera
Cast Fernando Poe, Jr.,/ Also Starring Tina Monasterio, Dencio Padilla and Paquito Diaz/ Co-Starring Victor Bravo, Max Laurel, Nello Nayo, Vic Varrion, Ven Medina, Rene Hawkins, Jimmy Santos/ with the special participation of Coney Reyes, Jose Villafranca, Joonee Gamboa 








Saturday, May 19, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 977: RAMON REVILLA (IN THE ROLE OF BRIG. GEN. ROMEO G. GATAN), BOOTS ANSON-ROA, GEORGE ESTREGAN IN "THE REBEL HUNTER" (1976)


"The Rebel Hunter"
(The True-to-Life Story of Brig. Gen. Romeo G. Gatan)
Imus Productions
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Story Enrique C. Dimacali
Film Editor Monico Collado
Directors of Photography Nonong Rasca and Ricardo Periodica
Music Restie Umali
Screenplay and Direction Jose Yandoc
Cast Ramon Revilla, Boots Anson-Roa, George Estregan, Max Alvarado, Rodolfo (Boy) Garcia, Rez Cortez, Dante Varona, Von Serna, Philip Gamboa, Nick Romano, Arnold Mendoza, Michael Murray, Conrad Poe

THE SEVENTIES # 976: TONY FERRER, RAMON ZAMORA AND GEORGE ESTREGAN, WITH EDNA DIAZ, PAQUITO DIAZ, CHARLIE DAVAO, VIC DIAZ AND MAX ALVARADO IN "THE INTERCEPTORS" (1976)


"The Interceptors" (1976)
Topaz Film Productions
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Screenplay Jerry O. Tirazona
Cinematography Benjamin L. Lobo
Music Tito Sotto
Produced by Jun Dominguez
Direction Efren C. Pinon
Cast Tony Ferrer, Ramon Zamora and George Estregan/ Also Starring Edna Diaz, Paquito Diaz, Charlie Davao, Vic Diaz and Max Alavardo/ Guest star- Arnold Mendoza/ In a special roles- Val Iglesia, Brenda del Rio, Tsing Tong Tsai, Golay, Jess Ramos

Thursday, May 17, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 975: AMALIA FUENTES, ROMEO VASQUEZ, EDDIE GUTIERREZ, VIVIAN VELEZ, ROSEMARIE GIL, IKE LOZADA, INDAY BADIDAY IN "PUWEDE AKO, PUWEDE KA PA BA?" (1976)

"Puwede Ako, Puwede Ka Pa Ba?" (1976)
AM Productions
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Story Wilfrido D. Nolledo
Direction Elwood Perez and Joey Gosiengfiao
Cast Amalia Fuentes, Romeo Vasquez, Eddie Gutierrez, Vivian Velez, Rosemarie Gil, Ike Lozada, Inday Badiday/ Also Starring Cloyd Robinson, Lillian Laing, Fanny. Angge, Don Gallardo, Dexter and Sandy Garcia


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 974: NORA AUNOR, JAY ILAGAN, GLORIA SEVILLA, PERLA BAUTISTA, EDDIE VILLLAMAYOR IN "MINSA'Y ISANG GAMU-GAMO" (1976)


"Minsa'y Isang Gamu-Gamo" (1976)
Premiere Productions, Inc.
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Story and Screenplay Marina Feleo Gonzalez
Cinematography Jose batac, Jr.
Music Restie Umali
Direction Lupita A. Concio
Cast Nora Aunor, Jay Ilagan, Gloria Sevilla, Perla Bautista, Eddie Villamayor/ Also Starring Paquito Salcedo, Lily Miraflor, Leo Martinez, Nanding Fernandez, Luz Fernandez/ with the special participation of German Moreno, Carlos Padilla, Jr., Michael Sandico, Ricky Sandico



FILM REVIEW
by Nicanor G. Tiongson
Originally published at The Philippines Daily Express, December 29, 1976
Re-published at The URIAN Anthology 1970-79



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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 973: VILMA SANTOS, RUDY FERNANDEZ, TRIXIA GOMEZ AND GLORIA ROMERO IN "MAKAHIYA AT TALAHIB" (1976)


"Makahiya at Talahib" (1976)
Goodwill Productions
1976 Filipino Film Festival 
Release Date December 25, 1976
Story Anthony Taylor
Choreography Oscar Querijero
Film Editing Jose Tarnate
Music Tito Sotto
Screenplay and Direction Emmanuel H. Borlaza
Cast Vilma Santos, Rudy Fernandez, Trixia Gomez and Gloria Romero/ Also Starring Romeo Rivera, Rocco Montalban, Robert Rivera, Carpi Asturias, Ruben Tizon and Max Alvarado (in a very special role)/ Introducing Anthony Rodriguez


Monday, May 14, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 972: DOLPHY, NIDA BLANCA, ROLLY QUIZON, PANCHITO, WITH KATY DELA CRUZ, PATSY, GEORGIE QUIZON, BENTOT, JR. AND MARGIE BRAZA IN "KISAME STREET" (1976)


"Kisame Stret" (1976)
RVQ Productions
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Story Roy Vera Cruz, Conde Ubaldo
Cinematography Manuel Bulotano
Choreography Al Quinn
Music Dominic Salustiano
Direction Ading Fernando
Cast Dolphy, Nida Blanca, Rolly Quizon, Panchito/ Also Starring Katy dela Cruz, Patsy, Georgie Quizon, Bentot Jr.. and Margie Braza/ In a special role- Teroy de Guzman/ Co-starring Max Vera, Jaime Ladiana, Boy Pineda, Jowel Monteverde, Arnold Yabut, Boy de Castro, Jay Grama, Fred Esplana and Er 'Canton' Salazar/ with Del Hilario, Eric de Guzman, Rosarita de Guzman, Cesar de Guzman, Senen de Guzman and Boyet Spraken/ Featuring Candyman

Sunday, May 13, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 971: HILDA KORONEL (IN THE TITLE ROLE), MONA LISA, REZ CORTEZ, MARLON RAMIREZ AND RUEL VERNAL IN LINO BROCKA'S "INSIANG" (1976)


"Insiang" (1976)
Cinemanila Corporation
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Screenplay Mario O'Hara, Lamberto Antonio
Film Editor Augusto Salvador
Cinematography Conrado Baltazar
Music Minda D. Azarcon
Executive Producer Ruby Tiong Tan
Direction Lino Brocka
Cast Hilda Koronel (in the title role), Mona Lisa, Rez Cortez, Marlon Ramirez and Ruel Vernal








FILM REVIEW
by Mario A. Hernando
Originally published at The Philippines Daily Express/ December 31, 1976
Re-published at The URIAN Antholgy 1970-79


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Saturday, May 12, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 970: CHRISTOPHER DE LEON, GLORIA DIAZ, EDDIE GARCIA, WITH DRANREB, LEOPOLDO SALCEDO AND ROSEMARIE GIL IN EDDIE ROMERO'S "GANITO KAMI NOON... PAANO KAYO NGAYON?" (1976)


"Ganito Kami Noon... Paano Kayo Ngayon?" (1976)
Hemisphere Pictures (Phil.), Inc.
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Story and Screenplay Eddie Romero, Roy Iglesias
Production Design Laida Lim-Perez, Peque Gallaga
Editing Ben Barcelon
Cinematography Justo Paulino
Sound Demetrio Santos
Music Lutgardo Labad
Direction Eddie Romero
Cast Christopher de Leon, Gloria Diaz, Eddie Garcia/ Also Starring Dranreb, Leopoldo Salcedo and Rosemarie Gil/ Co-starring Johnny Vicar, Tsing Tong Tsai, E.A. Rocha




FILM REVIEW
by Pio de Castro III
Originally published at The Times Journal/ December 28, 1976
Republished at The URIAN Anthology 1970-79


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Friday, May 11, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 969: CHIQUITO, TRIXIA GOMEZ, MAX ALVARADO, WITH TANGE, JOAQUIN FAJARDO, PALITO IN "BAROK" (1976)

"Barok" (1976)
HPS Film Productions
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Serialized in Hiwaga Komiks
Story Bert Sarili
Screenplay Bert Mendoza
Cinematography Alfonso Alvarez
Music Juan Silos, Jr. and Sammy Climaco
Direction F.H. Constantino
Cast Chiquito, Trixia Gomez, Max Alvarado/ Also Starring Tange, Joaquin Fajardo, Palito, Arlene Sison, Ely Roque, Jun Santos, Norma Yumul, Manuel Dagul/ Special Participation- German Moreno, Elizabeth Ramsey and Georgie Quizon







Barok cartoon- Hiwaga Komiks 70s
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 968: JOSEPH ESTRADA, PILAR PILAPIL, WITH MARILYN HERRS, GARRET BLAKE, J.C. MARSHALL, DEBBIE BRINSON IN "DATELINE CHICAGO: ARREST THE NURSE KILLER!" (1976)


"Dateline Chicago: Arrest the Nurse Killer" (1976)
JE Productions
1976 Filipino Film Festival
Release Date December 25, 1976
Story and Screenplay Nestor Torre, Jr.
Cinematography Fortunato Bernardo
Music Ernani Cuenco
Direction Cesar Gallardo
Cast Joseph Estrada, Pilar Pilapil, Marilyn Herrs, Garret Blake, J.C. Marshall, Debbie Brinson/ Also Starring Melinda Molina, Joe C. Reyes, Janice Egan, Judie McGraw, Wendy Fields, Nanci Sheppard, Linda Taucher, Viki Ness/ Guest stars- Anita Linda, Evelyn Loreto, Lito Carmelo


Wednesday, May 9, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 967: GINA PARENO, EDDIE GARCIA, LAURICE GUILLEN, ANITA LINDA IN "TIKET MAMA! TIKET ALE! SA LINGGO ANG BOLA" (1976)


"Tiket Mama! Tiket Ale! Sa Linggo ang Bola" (1976)
Prime Artists Promtions
Release Date December 10, 1976
Story Jehu Sebastian
Cinematography Jun Rasca
Editor Pepe Marcos
Music Tina Ileto Diaz
Direction Gil M. Portes
Cast Gina Pareno, Eddie Garcia, Laurice Guillen, Anita Linda/ Also Starring Joonee Gamboa, Mary Walter, Alfonso Carvaajal, Carlos Mansueto, Nanding Josef/ Special Participation- Ingrid Salas/ Introducing- Peng Olaguera

Monday, May 7, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 966: ROMEO VASQUEZ AND VILMA SANTOS, WITH AURORA SALVE, WALTER NAVARRO, ROMY DIAZ IN "NAG-AAPOY NA DAMDAMIN" (1976)


"Nag-aapoy na Damdamin" (1976)
HPS Film Productions
Release Date December 3, 1976
Serialized in Lamor Komiks
Story Marty Gee Aragon
Screenplay Ramon Marcelino
Cinematography Ricardo Herrera
Music D'Amarillo
Direction Leonardo Garcia
Cast Romeo Vasquez and Vilma Santos/ Also Starring Aurora Salve, Walter Navarro, Romy Diaz, Ely Roque, Tintoy, Tita de Villa, Pepot, Ruben Tizon

Sunday, May 6, 2018

THE SEVENTIES # 965: JUN ARISTORENAS, DARIA RAMIREZ, ANTHONY ALONZO, ELIZABETH BAUTISTA IN "HAGDAN-HAGDAN ANG DAAN SA LANGIT" (1976)


"Hagdan-Hagdan ang Daan sa Langit" (1976)
Tiffany Films
Release Date December 3, 1976
Story and Screenplay Cecile Lardizabal
Photography Vic Anao
Theme Song sung by Ric Manrique, Jr.
Music George Canseco
Executive Producer Efren Salazar
Direction Maria Saret
Cast Jun Aristorenas, Daria Ramirez, Anthony Alonzo, Elizabeth Bautista/ Also Starring Van de Leon, Anita Linda, Romy Diaz, Conrad Poe, Robert Rivera, Jun santos, Rico Villa, Mary Walter, Alfonso Carvajal

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