Release Date May 19-28, 1958/ Dalisay
Story Clodualdo del Mundo
Serialized in Espesyal Komiks
Music F. Buencamino, Jr.
Direction Dr. Gregorio Fernandez
Cast Charito Solis, Leroy Salvador, Carlos Padilla, Jr., Eddie Rodriguez, Rebecca del Rio, Vic Silayan, Vic Diaz, Johnny Reyes, Rey Ruiz, Linda Roxas, Priscilla Ramirez, Ramon Olmos
(l-r) Charito Solis, Rey Ruiz, Carlos Padilla, Jr., Vic Silayan, Vic Diaz, Eddie Rodriguez
Courtesy of LVN Pictures
Malvarosa is the poignant story of a family’s struggles in life. It tells of Rosa (played by Charito Solis) who lives in the slums near the railroad tracks, with her mother and five brothers. Her mother (Rebecca del
Rio) wallows in guilt and depression, when her drunkard father is run over by a train. Though she is set to marry her fiancé (Leroy Salvador), Rosa chooses to put her family’s needs before her own. Rosa’s brothers also carry their own burdens, except for one, the youngest, Avelino (Eddie Rodriguez) who helps Rosa shoulder the weight of the family’s problems.
Katha ni Clodualdo del Mundo
Guhit Fred Carrillo
Inilathala sa Espesyal Komiks (1957)
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