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Saturday, December 2, 2017

FERNANDO POE, JR., BOOTS ANSON ROA, ROSANNA ORTIZ, MAX ALVARADO, LITO ANZURES IN PABLO S. GOMEZ' "ANG KAMPANA SA SANTA QUITERIA" (1971)/ KOMIKS SERIAL AND MOVIE ADAPTATION


"Ang Kampana sa Santa Quiteria" (1971)
FPJ Productions
Release Date December 4, 1971
Serialized in Continental Komiks
Story Pablo S. Gomez
Screenplay Fred Navarro
Music Restie Umali
Direction Pablo Santiago
Cast Fernando Poe, Jr., Boots Anson Roa, Rosanna Ortiz/ Also Starring Max Alvarado, Lito Anzures, Victor Bravo, Dencio Padilla, Vic Varrion, Resty Sandel, Ding Salvador, Venchito Galvez/ Featuring Zernan Manahan



Max Alvarado (who played the leader of the bandit group in search of the hidden gold) confronts Rosanna Ortiz, one of the barrio's residents as henchmen, Victor Bravo and Lito Anzures look on.



"Ang Kampana sa Santa Quiteria"
Nobela ni Pablo S. Gomez
Guhit ni Tony Caravana
Inilathala sa Continental Komiks



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Saturday, November 25, 2017

ROBERT JAWORSKI, FREDDIE WEBB, WITH CHICHAY, KRISTINA REYES, ELVIE ESCARO, LITO ANZURES, VICTOR BRAVO IN D'LANOR'S "FASTBREAK" (1971)

Fernando Poe, Jr., using the pen name D'lanor, directs basketball superstars Robert Jaworski and Freddie Webb in "Fastbreak" (1971)---


"Fastbreak" (1971)
FPJ Productions
Release Date September 25, 1971
Story and Screenplay Fred Navarro
Music Restie Umali
Direction D'lanor
Cast Robert Jaworski, Freddie Webb, Chichay, Kristina Reyes, Elvie Escaro/ Also Starring Lito Anzures, Victor Bravo, Nello Nayo, Vic Varrion, Mario Escudero, Resty Sandel, Ding Salvador, Johnny Long Robert Talby, Belo Borja, Nonoy de Guzman/ Featuring Zernan Manahan


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

FERNANDO POE, JR., BARBARA PEREZ, JOSE ROMULO, CARLOS PADILLA, JR., REBECCA, IMELDA ILANAN AND PAQUITO DIAZ IN "ASEDILLO" (1971)

FPJ received his second Famas Best Actor in 1971, for "Asedillo," a true-to-life story of Teodoro Asedillo, an idealistic schoolteacher who rose and rebelled against the American colonial government.


"Asedillo" (1971)
FPJ Productions
Release Date September 3, 1971
Cinematography Sergio Lobo
Music Restie Umali
Screenplay and Direction Celso Ad. Castillo
Cast Fernando Poe, Jr., Barbara Perez, Jose Romulo, Carlos Padilla, Jr., Rebecca, Imelda Ilanan and Paquito Diaz/ Also Starring Lito Anzures, Ruel Vernal, Roberto Talabis, Mario Escudero, Ding Salvador, Robert Talby, Resty Sandel, Jose Villafranca


(photo- courtesy of Esquire Magazine)



As a public school teacher





FPJ and Paquito Diaz in a fight scene






The lifeless body of Asedillo displayed at the town plaza


FPJ with then child star, Dennis Padilla

---On the set---
( photos, courtesy of FPJ Productions)


FPJ with cast and crew, Imelda Ilanan (to his right) and Roberto Talabis (to his left)



FPJ doing some still shots for possible camera angle


FPJ with Direk Celso Ad. Castillo (in white)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

FERNANDO POE, JR., JOSEPH ESTRADA, PILAR PILAPIL, ROSANNA ORTIZ IN "DIGMAAN NG MGA ANGKAN" (1971)


"Digmaan ng mga Angkan" (1971)
FPJ Productions
9th Anniversary Presentation
Release Date June 6, 1971
Music Restie Umali
Direction Pablo Santiago
Cast Fernando Poe, Jr., Joseph Estrada, Pilar Pilapil, Rosanna Ortiz/ Also Starring Leopoldo Salcedo, Jose Padilla, Jr., Paquito Diaz, Victor Bravo













Wednesday, October 4, 2017

ANDY POE, PAQUITO DIAZ, ROBERT JAWORSKI IN "BUGOY" (1971)

Fernando Poe, Jr., using the moniker, D'lanor (Ronald spelled backward, FPJ's real name) directed this action-comedy, Bugoy.


"Bugoy" (1971)
FPJ Productions
Release Date March 28, 1971/ Globe, Opera
Music Restie Umali
Direction D'Lanor
Cast Andy Poe, Paquito Diaz, Robert Jaworski/ Also Starring Rebecca, Lito Anzures, Victor Bravo, Nello Nayo, Vic Varrion, Ding Salvador, Mario Escudero, Nonoy de Guzman, Belo Borja, Robert Talby/ Featuring Romy Diaz, Zernan Manahan

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

FERNANDO POE, JR., PILAR PILAPIL, PABLO VIRTUOSO, DENCIO PADILLA AND CHICHAY IN "DAMPOT, PUKOL, SALO" (1970)


"Dampot, Pukol, Salo" (1970)
FPJ Productions
Release Date December 27, 1970/ Globe, Ace
Story and Screenplay Ading Fernando
Music D'Amarillo
Direction Pablo Santiago
Cast Fernando Poe, Jr., Pilar Pilapil, Pablo Virtuoso, Dencio Padilla and Chichay/ Also Starring Lito Anzures, Victor Bravo, Angelo Ventura, Dely Villanueva, Rudy Meyer, Rosa Santos




(l-r) Fernando Poe, Jr., Dencio Padilla, Pablo Virtuso





Wednesday, August 2, 2017

FERNANDO POE, JR., BOOTS ANSON-ROA, HILDA KORONEL AND DANTE RIVERO, WITH JAY ILAGAN, CARIDAD SANCHEZ, MARY WALTER, RUBEN RUSTA IN LINO BROCKA'S "SANTIAGO!" (1970)

A guerrilla (Fernando Poe, Jr.) inadvertently bombs a schoolhouse in which the Japanese garrisoned over a hundred civilians. He becomes conscience-stricken when he finds out and defects from the army. He languishes in a neighboring town and is branded a coward. (Source: Lino Brocka: The Artist and his Times)


"Santiago!" (1970)
Lea Productions
Release Date November 13, 1970/ Life
Cinematography Conrado Baltazar
Music Doming Valdez
Screenplay and Direction Lino Brocka
Cast Fernando Poe, Jr., Boots Anson-Roa, Hilda Koronel and Dante Rivero/ Also Starring Jay Ilagan, Caridad Sanchez, Mildred Ortega, Mary Walter, Ruben Rustia, Joonee Gamboa, Angie Ferro, Lorli Villanueva and the SOS Daredevils/ Featuring Mario O'Hara and Mildred Ortega (in a cameo role)