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Dona Sisang & Filipino Movies

Dona Sisang & Filipino Movies

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A biography of Narcisa de Leon (1877-1966), best known as Dona Sisang, the 'Grand Old Lady' of the Philippine movie industry. One of the founders of LVN Pictures, she produced more than 350 films during a period of over 20 years and steered LVN as one of the major film studios in the Philippines.

Edited by Monina A. Mercado, this book includes a brief history of film in the Philippines and texts by Nestor U. Torre, Manuel G. Chavez, Lorna K. Tirol, Paulyn P. Sicam, and Babsy Paredes. It also includes over 200 film stills, a list of awards and movies produced by LVN from 1939-1961.

A.R. Mercado Management, Philippines

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Softcover / 11 x 9.25 inches / 175 pages / BW


One copy only. Previously owned, good condition

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