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First golden years of PH cinema (1936-1941)

First golden years of PH cinema (1936-1941)

Film historians and authorities, among them the revered Nestor U. Torre, consider 1936 to 1941 the First Golden Years of Philippine Cinema. Yet those years seem to have been forgotten by today’s filmbuffs and cineastes, Perhaps, because many of the films produced during those years are no longer existing, save for three or four.

2 ‘forgotten’ directors

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

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Filmbios of heroes and PH Presidents

Today, June 12, is Independence Day and so Highspeed suggests filmbios of heroes and noted personalities, especially Philippine Presidents.

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‘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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The revered cinema authority Nestor U. Torre has pointed out that Philippine cinema has four and not only three golden ages. Overlooked by many cineastes is the first golden stage, the ‘30s, which produced many outstanding films, directors, and actors.

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At 80-plus, they are still active in showbiz. Glo’s in GMA’s “Meant to Be.” Eddie’s in ABS-CBN’s “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.” Anita’s in the movie “Tatlong Bibe.”

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