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Lamberto V. Avellana (1915–1991)

Lamberto Avellana's career in film starter with an offer of then General Carlos P. Romulo to direct a film on the revolutionary hero Macario Sakay for the big screen. Although his wife, Daisy (Hintiveros-Avellana) apparently chided him for not knowing the first thing about movies, Avellana was not dissuaded and Daisy ended up writing the ... See full bio »


(age 76) in Philippines

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Kumander 13
Kumander 13 Director
Cry Freedom
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Scout Rangers
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 1982 Waywaya
 1975 Kapitan Kulas
 1974 Fe, Esperanza, Caridad (segment "Esperanza")
 1966 Claudia
 1966 Operation XYZ
 1965 Tagumpay ng mahirap (segment "The Boy")
 1964 Scout Rangers
 1963 No Way Out
 1961 La campana de Baler (Short)
 1961 Bus to Bataan
 1959 Cry Freedom
 1959 El legado (Short)
 1958 Rosalina
 1958 Faithful (as Avellana)
 1957 Walang sugat
 1956 Kumander 13
 1956 Medalyong perlas (segment "Eskirol")
 1956 Anak dalita
 1955 Lapu-Lapu (as Avellana)
 1955 No Money No Honey (as Bert Avellana)
 1954 Damong ligaw
 1953 Hiyasmin
 1952 Korea
 1952 Ronquillo
 1951 Amor mio
 1951 Pag-asa (as Avellana)
 1951 Satur
 1950 In Despair
 1950 Hantik
 1950 Ang bombero
 1948 Lukso ng dugo
 1948 A La Viva!
 1947 Tandang sora
 1947 Haciendera
 1946 Death March
 1943 Tiya Juana
 1941 Lihim
 1941 Ikaw pala
 1941 Rosalinda
 1940 Alitaptap
 1940 Inday
 1939 Sakay
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Bert Avellana | Avellana

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A National Artist in the Philippines.



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