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Susan & Ronnie: A Dream Wedding
by Danny Dolor - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Philippine Cinema’s royalty eloped on Dec. 16, 1968. Nine days later on Christmas Day, they got married at the Santuario de San Jose Parish in Greenhills, San Juan (now city)
‘The Wedding of the Century’
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - February 13, 2021 - 12:00am
It was billed ‘The Wedding of the Century,’ the event attended by pomp and circumstance.
Alonzo and Farrales international fashion show
by Danny Dolor - January 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Two of the country’s top designers, Aureo Alonzo and Ben Farrales, joined artistic and creative forces in May 1970 to mount an international fashion show.
Mame: Broadway goes to CCP
by Danny Dolor - January 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Broadway went to the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
The Story of Guy Laroche
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - December 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The fashion line of Guy Laroche is famous all over the world, including Manila. His creations locally shown several times.
Sad Christmas in 1942
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - December 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The Dec. 25, 1942 issue of The Tribune bannered: A Merry Christmas To All. But truth to tell, the day was a sad day for Filipinos.
Manila Encore for Brioni
by Danny Dolor - December 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The Fashion House of Brioni, an Italian menswear brand, was founded in Rome shortly after World War II, 1945.
Larawan: Theater event of 1979
by Danny Dolor - December 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Without doubt, it was the theater event of 1979. It starred two of the country’s top screen divas and the hottest actor. And it was directed by an esteemed name.
Salute to Spain
by Danny Dolor - November 28, 2020 - 12:00am
In celebration of Felices Navidades (Spanish Merry Christmas), the clothes of Emil Valdes and Arturo Cruz were presented in December 1971 at the Eagle’s Nest of the Hong Kong Hilton.
Rudy Robles’ journey from Leyte to Hollywood
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - November 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Many of us have forgotten Rudy Robles, one of the first Filipino actors to appear in Hollywood films.
George Nader in Zigzag
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - November 14, 2020 - 12:00am
In 1963, George Nader came to the Philippines to shoot Zigzag, produced by Medallion Films, Inc. In Hollywood, it was billed The Hunter.
‘The Prince’ came to Manila
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
In December 1980, “The Prince” came to Manila to launch his fashion line.
Hollywood and Filipino producers’ collaboration
by Danny Dolor - October 31, 2020 - 12:00am
In 1963, Hollywood and Filipino producers collaborated on the making of To Be a Man, shot in the Philippines and topbilled by American and Filipino actors.
Tia Dely Magpayo’s 100th birthday & La Bella Filipina
by Danny Dolor - October 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Come Oct. 29, Tia Dely Magpayo, the First Lady of Radio, is celebrating her 100th birthday.
Calbes and Rosal: Philippines-Canada Friendship Concert
by Danny Dolor - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
It was a memorable evening of songs and music. Sopranos Eleanor Calbes and Conching Rosal were featured in a special concert, Philippines-Canada Friendship Concert, held at the CCP Main Theater on Oct. 22, 1980...
Noli Me Tangere: ‘First Filipino opera’
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - October 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Noli Me Tangere, an opera in Tagalog, premiered on Feb. 5, 1957, at the Far Eastern University Auditorium. Don David and Juanita Javier portrayed the ill-fated lovers, Crisostomo Ibarra and Maria Clara.
Badjao at the Tokyo filmfest
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
In 1956, Anak Dalita won awards at the Southeast Asian Film Festival in Hong Kong. The following year 1957, Badjao competed at the Tokyo Film Festival, where it merited critical acclaim.
Miriam Jurado’s visit to the US
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
In December 1963, Miriam Jurado spent several memorable weeks in the United States.
Bituing Marikit: Nicanor Abelardo play
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Bituing Marikit is one of Nicanor Abelardo’s famous compositions, along with Mutya ng Pasig, Nasaan Ka Irog, Kundiman ng Luha. Abelardo also composed operas, zarzuelas, concertos, sacred and patriotic hy...
Evelyn Mandac: NY’s Met Diva
by From the collection of DANNY DOLOR - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Evelyn Mandac holds the distinction of being the first Filipina to sing at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House. Only the best singers in the world perform at the Met.
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