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Saturday, January 26, 2008


After 11 years, Darna was reintroduced to the moviegoing public with Liza Moreno playing the title role in Si Darna at ang Impakta. It was immediately followed by Isputnik vs. Darna one and half month later. In 1965, the first Darna movie in color, Si Darna at and Babaing Tuod was shown to the public--- this time Eva Montes was tapped for the role. Gina Pareno reprised the role in 1969 with Darna at ang Planetman.
More on Darna
Si Darna at ang Impakta (1963)- Stars Liza Moreno as Darna,
Jose Padilla, Jr., Carlos Salazar, Daisy Romualdez
and Gina Alonzo as Impakta, with Danilo Jurado as Ding /
Directed by Danilo H. Santiago

A new Pinoy superhero was introduced in 1963,
Ang Babaeng Isputnik, portrayed by Nida Blanca.

The movie also starred Tony Ferrer, Max Alvarado
and Jess Lapid / Directed by Efren Reyes
A sequel was later made --- Isputnik vs. Darna

Isputnik vs. Darna (1963)- Stars Nida Blanca as Isputnik,
Liza Moreno as Darna,
Tony Ferrer and Arnold Mendoza/
Directed by Natoy Catindig

Darna at ang Babaing Tuod (1965)- Stars Eva Montes as Darna,
Gina Alonzo as Babaing Tuod,Nancy Roman, Tito Galla /
Directed by Cirio H. Santiago

Si Darna at ang Planetman (1969) -
Stars Gina Pareno as Darna, Vic Vargas as the Planetman,
Boots Anson-Roa and Cesar Ramirez,
with Gina Alajar as Narda and Boy Alajar as Ding

Darna at ang Babaing Tuod, a novel by Mars Ravelo,
was serialized at Liwayway Komiks/ 1965

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