"Hongkong Honeymoon" (1960)
People's Pictures, Inc.
Release Date February 24- March 4, 1960/ Life
Music Tony Maiquez
Story, Screenplay and Direction Ramon A. Estella
Cast Zaldy Zshornack, Shirley Gorospe, Chiquito, Carol Varga, Celia Rodriguez, Teroy de Guzman/ with Ruben Rustia, Jose Garcia, Paquito Salcedo, Lita Cristobal, Dencio Padilla, Olivia Recuenco, Pering Veleriano, Tony and Johnny Gosalvez, Danny Boquer, Jose Mari Rocha/ Guest Stars: Efren Reyes, Virginia Montes/ Featuring Carmencita Ferrer and the Sugar Baba Revue
Warned that he has only a couple of months to live, Leon (Zaldy Zshornack) gets accumulated savings for ten years, goes to Hongkong for a desperate fling. He meet a flight stewardess, Betty (Shirley Gorospe) aboard the plane, they get friendly, bum around together in Hongkong, and after some drinks, tells her of his predicament.
Realizing she is in love with him, they decide to get married after her flight from Tokyo. Meanwhile, driven by loneliness, he goes to Macao, gambles, gets mixed up with spies and a roll of microfilm that gets into his pocket by accident.
Betty, on a full month vacation, makes plan to enjoy their honeymoon, but secret agents trail them. They are cleared just after Leon receive news that diagnosis of his impending death was a mistake due to exchange of x-ray plates.
Zaldy Zshornack and Shirley Gorospe, at the Hong Kong Peak Tram Station
(Photos via Gordon670)
Chiquito and Celia Rodriguez