The movie, "Ang Limpia Bota (The Bootblack)" told with great realism, was the first Filipino Educational Picture. It was based on the true-to-life story of a bootblack, Ernesto Bohol (who played as himself in this film), who worked his way up to become a college president. National Artist for Music, Lucio D. San Pedro did the musical scoring.
"Ang Limpia Bota (The Bootblack)" (1952)
Far East Films
Released by Lebran Inc.
Release Date March 11- 20, 1952/ Dalisay
(In English and Tagalog Dialogue)
Story Ernesto Bohol
Musical Score Lucio D. San Pedro
Direction T. D. Agcaoli