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2 ‘forgotten’ directors

2 ‘forgotten’ directors

Agree… so let’s recall for a start two of them, Gregorio Fernandez and Manuel Silos, including their memorable films.

‘The Durables’

The late Romeo Vasquez came from a noted clan in Tayabas and nearby Quezon towns: Alandy and Sumilang. He was once urged to run for mayor but he declined. Politics was not for him.

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Acting ‘duel’ with ‘the great Lolit’

Sharing the limelight with “the great Lolit” is both honor and challenge. Ask Nora Aunor and Vivian Velez, who co-starred with the great actress in “Ina Ka ng Anak Mo” and “Paradise Inn,” respectively.

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After Annabelle Rama’s bestseller, comes Ruffa Gutierrez who’s writing a book. Ruffa herself admits it’s hard to top her mother’s book on how to catch and keep a husband (among other pieces of advice on lovelife and domestic issues).

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When PH ruled Asian cinema

The ’50s (up to the early ’60s) is called the second Golden Age of Philippine Cinema, the first being the ’30s and the third the ’70s.

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