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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

"OXO VS. SIGE-SIGE" (1962)

OXO and Sige-Sige gangs are two of the notorious, vicious and brutal gangs in the Philippines. These gangs, outlawed in the streets of Manila, are accepted and recognized inside the National Penitentiary or the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa for the prisoners’ mutual protection. Riots and violence usually sparked among the various groups and one of this was in the early 60s between the Oxo and Sige-Sige gangs which was the biggest headline story that time. A movie was made in 1962 based on that infamous prison riot. The movie, which starred Von Serna and Rod Evans, was "filmed where it actually happened" and thousands of prison-inmates also took part in the re-enactment.

"OXO VS. SIGE-SIGE" (1962)- Stars Von Serna, Jess Medina, Rod Evans, Ernesto Santos, Martin Marfil, Jess Montalban and a cast of extras/ Directed by B.F. Ongpauco


James DR said...

Simon, di ba meron pang 2? Bahala Na Gang at saka Sputnik Gang?

Anonymous said...

Saka Batang City Jail, Komando...


Anonymous said...

I think one of the most bloody riot sa muntinlupa is during the 50's between Baby Ama and Ebok Ala groups

Unknown said...

Saan makakabili ng kopya nito admin?


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