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Philippine Cinema- 1930’s forward

Collection by Leah Macabinta

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On November Gregorio Del Pilar, one of the youngest generals during the 1896 Philippine Revolution against Spain, was born in Bulacan, Bulacan. Popularly known as the “Boy General,” he became General Emilio Aguinaldo’s confidante and right-hand man. Philippines People, Philippines Culture, Philippine Army, Philippine Mythology, Old Pictures, Old Photos, President Of The Philippines, Filipino Culture, Filipino Art

Gregorio Del Pilar was born in Bulacan, Bulacan November 14, 1875

On November 14, 1875, Gregorio Del Pilar, one of the youngest generals during the 1896 Philippine Revolution against Spain, was born in Bulacan, Bulacan.

May Imelda Romualdez, future Fist Lady of the Philippines, marries Ferdinand Marcos, future President of the Philippines. Philippines Dress, Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Philippines Fashion, Ferdinand, Thrilla In Manila, Barong Tagalog, President Of The Philippines, Filipiniana Dress

18 Intriguing Facts You Might Not Know About Ferdinand Marcos

Imelda Marcos tooootally rocked the gloves in her wedding! Definitely must snag look.:)

6 Decades of Fierce Women in Philippine Cinema Filipina Actress, Filipina Beauty, Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Jose Rizal, Mahal Kita, Philippine Women, Filipino Culture, Solis

Strong is Sexy, According to These Iconic Pinay Actresses

There is a certain kind of female celebrity who defies labels.

Noble and Ever Loyal City - The Classic Filipina Beauties Filipina Actress, Filipina Beauty, Philippines Culture, Manila Philippines, Cultura Filipina, Sampaguita, Philippine Women, Rita Moreno, Filipino Culture

The Classic Filipina Beauties

theurbanhistorian: The first Golden Age of Philippine Cinema was in 1950s - 1960s. It closely followed en route the Hollywood line but it has maintained a distinct flavor. Before Nora Aunor broke into the scene, the industry was mainly for mestizas only, but these mestizas became the quintessential faces of Philippine Entertainment Industry. It was the time of LVN, Sampaguita, Premiere and Lebran and the cradle of Philippine Cinema was in Avenida Rizal (notice that many movie theaters are…

Susan Roces (Filipina, with Spanish-Chinese & French Jewish background) & Amalia Fuentes (with Spanish-German & mixed Chinese background) Location: Philippines Sampaguita, Jose Rizal, Queen Movie, Chinese Background, Philippine Women, Filipino Culture, Filipina Beauty, Manila Philippines, Timeless Classic

Susan, Amalia together after 45 years

Really now, was it four decades and five years ago that Susan Roces and Amalia Fuentes did a movie together (that is, outside of their mother studio, Sampaguita Pictures), titled Cover Girls (with Bob Soler and the late Tito Galla as leading men), produced by Susan’s then boyfriend (later husband) Fernando Poe Jr.’s Jafere Productions? Heralded the movie’s blurb: “The country’s top and most glamorous stars…gloriously reunited in the year’s most fabulous motion picture.”