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Sunday, October 30, 2016

THE FIFTIES # 669: ERNESTO BOHOL AND PACITA FRANCISCO IN "ANG LIMPIA BOTA (THE BOOTBLACK)" (1952)

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
Cast Ernesto Bohol , Pacita Francisco/ Also Starring Teodoro Kalaw Katigbak, Lillian laing, Fidel Sicam, Josefina Leano, Vicky Castillo, Ruben Lacsamana, Mike Melo, Neonora Ruiz, Ric Valdez/ Guest players- Judge Bienvenido Tan, Gov. Lino Castillejo, Fiscal Nicanor Nicolas, Prf. Vicente Quimbo

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