"Slowly, the wooden gate of the Vera-Perez compound opened," begins Rustum Quinton's biography of Nora Aunor. "There was instant commotion among the countless fans that had been waiting there since dawn, admirers who were prepared to suffer rain and sun just to catch a glimpse of their idol on her 18th birthday. A car approached the gate and fans rushed towards the vehicle, screaming, shouting, cheering, pushing, crying, clapping, and each one trying to talk to, shake hands with, touch or kiss the little movie star.
"So she could be seen by all, Nora was hoisted on the roof of the Sampaguita Pictures bus. Beside her were Pip (Tirso Cruz III) and the famous doll, their make-believe offspring, Maria Leonora Theresa. A fire-truck had dispersed the crowd." This was in 1971, the peak of the Nora-Tirso love team. As Guy and Pip, they were a popular pair for many years.
This was in 1971, the peak of the Nora-Tirso love team. As Guy and Pip, they were a popular pair for many years.
Luis Gonzales, German Moreno, Inday Badiday, Romy Lapuz,
Directed by German Moreno and Danny Holmsen