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Saturday, December 29, 2012

THE FIFTIES # 166: TESSIE AGANA AS "MUNTING KORONEL" (1953)/ Re-posted

Child star sensation Tessie 'Roberta' Agana, filmdom's "Shirley Temple of the Philippines" did a movie in 1953 titled "Munting Koronel," patterned over the 1935 Shirley Temple starrer "The Little Colonel."




Left- Munting Koronel (1953)- Stars Tessie Agana, Linda Estrella, Van de Leon, Tony Cayado, Boy Alano, Sylvia La Torre, Aruray, Bert Olivar, Pedro Faustino/ Directed by Octavio Silos

Right- The Little Colonel (1935)- Stars Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable, John Lodge, Bill Robinson 

1 comment:

Dennis Villegas said...

I see now that this movie was inspired by the Shirley Temple's Little Colonel. I read this Munting Koronel in the Liwayway Komiks. Thanks for sharing :)

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