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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

A Film by Celso Ad Castillo: "Ang Pinakamagandang Hayop Sa Balat ng Lupa" (1996)

[NOTE: As a tribute to the late film director Celso Ad Castillo, we will be presenting some newspaper movie advertisements that are part of our collection.]

On January 18, 1996, Ang Pinakamagandang Hayop sa Balat ng Lupa, a film by Celso Ad Castillo, opened in theaters. This is a remake of the 1974 similarly titled film which starred Gloria Diaz and was also directed by Castillo. The 1996 version, a co-production between Viva Films and Royale Era, has Ruffa Gutierrez in the lead role.

It can be noted that the lead actresses in these films were both beauty queens: Gloria Diaz was crowned Miss Universe in 1969, while Ruffa Gutierrez was Second Princess at the 1993 Miss World pageant. Following is a newspaper advertisement for the 1996 version of the film:

Celso Ad Castillo, movies, directors, Ang Pinakamagandang Hayop sa Balat ng Lupa

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