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ว่าวน้อย
ว่าวน้อย

Year: 1970

Thai title: ว่าวน้อย
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sompong Phonmitr

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Anucha Ratanaman,Daonoi Duangjai,Sompong Phonmitr,Op Boonthit
Main actress: Tukata Jindanuch,Chatchadaporn Laksanawed,Chosri Misommon

Thai movie ว่าวน้อย, shot in year 1970, is a romantic comedy featuring Mitr Chaibancha and Chatchadaporn Laksanawed. The film is complete (2h20mn) but was never released in VCD as there is no dubbing script left. It is one of the last complete movies played by Mitr Chaibancha. Actress Chatchadaporn Laksanawed (ชัชฎาพร ลักษณาเวช) is a former Miss Thailand (นางสาวไทย). As it is a 16mm movie, the movie needs to be dubbed. As there is no dubbing script left, the movie is mute. Anucha loves secretly Chatchadaporn. Chatchadaporn is the daughter of a rich family. Mitr and Chatchadaporn know each other while playing kite. Argument between Mitr and Anucha happens as Mitr's kite causes Chatchadaporn's kite to fall. On the next day, kite playing continues and Mitr's kite causes Chatchadaporn to fall in a pond. Daonoi (ตลกตามนาง) and Sompong (ตลกตามพระ) are playing support role actors accompanying the main actor (Mitr) / main actress (Chatchadaporn). Old maiden Chosri Misommon tries to seduce Mitr through delicious dishes. During nighttime Mitr dreams about Chatchadaporn. Chatchadaporn's father (Op Boonthit) is the house owner where Mitr and Sompong live. As they have no money to pay the rent, they have to work as gardeners in Chatchadaporn’s house. Mitr is useless and is fired. While going back home, Mitr helps Chatchadaporn aggressed by three ruffians. She starts to appreciate Mitr. Mitr tries to see Chatchadaporn in her house and disguise himself as lion dancer but he is discovered by the father. Mitr and Chatchadaporn spend one night together. Finally their relationship is accepted as Mitr is a good young man. Mitr is also the son of a rich family. Mitr's mother accepts reluctantly the engagement. Mitr needs to go to countryside for business purpose. Chatchadaporn is pregnant. On the countryside a young lady is fond of Mitr but in fact she is sent by Mitr's mother in order to drunk him and take advantage of him at bedtime. Mitr's mother convinces her that Mitr will not marry her. Chatchadaporn’s father is sick. They have to sell their house. As her father dies, Chatchadaporn goes to Bangkok to find a job. Chatchadaporn ends up in jail after stabbing her employer trying to rape her. Anucha is now a policeman. Chatchadaporn gives her child to Anucha to ensure it can get a good future. Mitr’s mother, being sick, dies also. Before her death, she tells the truth about Chatchadaporn. So Mitr looks for her. Meanwhile with no goal in her life, Chatchadaporn tries to get suicide but a nun prevents to do so. Mitr finally finds her but she refuses to disrobe. Mitr then educates his daughter. Sompong Phonmitr (สมพงษ์ พงษ์มิตร) is the director and is also playing a comic role in his own movie.

โทน
โทน

Year: 1970

Thai title: โทน
English title: Tone

Rating: 4/5
Director: Piak Poster

Main actor: Chaiya Suriyun,Ruj Ronnapop,Sahat Piempongsan,Songthong,Sayan Chantaravi​boon
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Jaruwan Panyopas

Tone movie is the first movie done by Piak Poster. It features many Thai modern 1970s songs from ‘The Impossible’ group (วงดิอิมพอสซิเบิ้ล), some classical and traditional Thai songs and even some American songs including ‘Scarbourough Fair’ in Thai. The main characters are living in a provincial village, i.e. Pon (Chaiya Suriyun), Sang Thong (Songthong) and Nong Kulap (Jaruwan Panyopas). Sang is Pon's best friend following up everywhere. Pon loves Nong kulap sincerely but Kulap sees him as a close friend only. She also needs to go to Bangkok to continue her studies so they will be separated (ห่างกัน). Pon didn't do high studies and is living in a Buddhist temple with Luang Ta as a monk's attendant (ลูกศิษย์วัด). He was an orphan (เด็กกำพร้า). Ot (Sayan Chantaraviboon) is a Bangkokian young man visiting some relatives in the village. While having a drink, some ruffians (นักเลง) led by Amnat provoke him and a fight erupts. Pon is involved as he was just passing by and finally he is helping Ot to get rid of the ruffians. The abbot wishes Pon to continue his studies in Bangkok. Ot proposes to help and Pon is now relocated in Bangkok. He meets Rut, Ot’s elder brother (Ruj Ronnapop) and Daeng (Aranya Namwong), Ot's modern young sister. Daeng hates (เกลียด) Pon immediately. It seems Kulap has forgotten Pon. Sang is having quarrels with the ruffians, who shot him. Ot meets Kulap at hazard in Bangkok. Ot loves Kulap but Pon is not aware that Kulap is now in Bangkok. Daeng's boyfriend Long (Sahat Piempongsan) is a ruffian trying to take advantage of her. Hopefully Pon sees the stratagem and helps her. He gets injured. Daeng starts to see Pon's kindness and now loves secretly Pon. It is Ot's birthday (วันเกิด). Kulap (แฟน) comes to his birthday. It is the first Thai movie showing the 1970 youth with modern Thai and English music, dances and mini dresses. Daeng understands that Pon still loves Kulap and suffers. After a discussion between Pon and Ot, Ot accepts it (ทำใจ) and takes care about Daeng. Love story starts. Long is still cross with Daeng and Pon. He kidnaps Daeng and Kulap. Pon, trying to help, is also captured. Ot is chasing them. Long wishes to sell the two ladies to his friend Amnat. They will work as forced prostitutes. Daeng and Pon fail to escape and Long rapes Daeng. Thanks to Ot, Long is neutralized and is shot by Daeng. Pon shots Amnat so revenging his friend Sang Thong. It is time to forget the bad past and look forward to the bright future. Piak Poster began as a painter of movie posters. He paint ‘Tone’ movie poster. The movie features seven songs. Songthong became famous thanks to the songs he performed in ‘Tone’ movie. It was the first movie in which the leading actress is raped. Thanks to the modern songs, ‘Tone’ movie reaped 6M Baht. It was a record in Thai movie history in 1970. It was also one of the first movie to use 35mm film instead of 16mm. ‘Tone’ movie was adapted two times for TV as a lakorn, i.e. in 1992 with Santisuk Promsiri and more recently in 2000s decade with Vinai Kraibutr and Metinee Kingpayome. Tone was the first movie in Thailand to break the monopoly of Mitr- Petchara movies. This movie is part of the first 25 films heritage list announced on October 4 2011, which is Thai Movies Conservation Day. The swimming suit worn by Aranya Namwong became a hit also as it shown the belly. All young ladies in year 1970 bought it. Tone was Piak Poster’s first movie as director. A promotional movie 17mm long, shot in black and white, in 16mm format, can be seen online and is showing behind the screen sequences. The movie shooting was done over two years as Piak Poster liked perfection, details and used a lot of film.

ม้ามืด
ม้ามืด

Year: 1970

Thai title: ม้ามืด
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Dokdin Kanyaman

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sawin Sawangrat,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Choomporn Theppitak,Dokdin Kanyaman,Lor Tok
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Orasa Isarangkul,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Juree Osiri,Khomapat Attaya,Chadaporn Wachirapranee

Thai movie ม้ามืด was released in year 1970. The movie lasts 2h35mn. It is former 16mm format film featuring three songs in 35mm format. Robbers (โจร) are chasing a caravan driven by Kaew (Sawin Sawangrat). Kaew lets a lady called Raya (Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit) to go down first with two young children. Sawin and Raya's husband die later as the caravan falls in a ravine causing a forest fire. During the fire, one of the children disappears (หลานสาว). Sai (Juree Osiri), the husband's mother, accuses Raya to be responsible of those deaths. Prachuap Ruekyamdee, one of the villagers, finally takes care of Raya and her remaining son. Years have passed. The son Chaichan is now an adult and played by Sombat Methanee. He is back from overseas and is supposed to marry but the fiancee Taem Duang changes her mind. He needs to find a solution to avoid his parents losing face (ขายหน้า) in front of the villagers. He helps Meut, a young girl, agressed by ruffians. As a reward for his help, he asks to marry her temporary. The district officer performing the wedding is played by Lor Tok. Keng (Orasa Isarangkul) is Meut (Petchara Chaowarat)'s friend. After the wedding, Meut flees with Keng. In a village, they meet a crazy man who looks like Kaew. They meet also Dokdin Kanyaman. In fact, Meut and Keng have come here to look for petrol. Meanwhile Taem Duang (Khomapat Attaya) and her mother Rasee (Chadaporn Wachirapranee) are gossiping (นินทา) on Chaichan as they believe he was a fake rich guy from countryside. Meut was in fact adopted by Rasee's old husband. Meut wishes to buy a plot of land belonging to Prachuap as it contains petrol. Once Prachuap knows Meut has married his son through a fake wedding, he refuses to sell the land anymore (เขตป่าไม้). Choomporn Theppitak is used by Rasee to perform dirty jobs. Knowing that Meut failed to buy the land, Rasee wants to use her daughter's charms towards Chaichan. Meut recalls from an old grandma that she was brought by her to a rich family when she was young. Chaichan try to stop ruffians led by Choomporn burning the forest (ไฟไม้ป่า). Kaew helps him but gets beaten on the head. His memory is back. Prachuap revels that Kaew is real father of Chaichan, his former associate. Father and son are back together. Bua, a local villager, is pushed by Choomporn and Rasee as granddaughter in order to get heritage but it fails. Finally Rasee, who ordered kidnapping of Meut, shows her real face and tries to force her older husband to transfer heritage to her. Meut and Chaichan stop her on time. It is revealed that Meut is Raya's lost daughter. Meut and Chaichan can now find happiness.

อยากดัง
อยากดัง

Year: 1970

Thai title: อยากดัง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Prachuap Ruekyamdee
Main actress: Suthisa Putnuch,Metta Roongrat

This movie is about a young man coming from a rich family. He loves singing and falls in love with a young woman coming from a poor family. The rich family tries to break this relationship. The original movie has some beautiful songs but the sound was altered due to aging. Unfortunately Lepso company just cut them instead of trying to put back the same song still available in record format.

วนาสวรรค์
วนาสวรรค์

Year: 1970

Thai title: วนาสวรรค์
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Surasit Sattayawong
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Metta Roongrat,Sopha Sataporn,Chadaporn Wachirapranee

วนาสวรรค์ is a Thai movie released in year 1970 and featuring main actors Sombat Methanee and Pissamai Wilaisak. Other actors are Surasit Sattayawong, Metta Roongrat, Sopha Sataporn, Chadaporn Wachirapranee. The movie cannot be found in any format in Thailand. Luckily two reels are still available in Thailand belonging to two collectors groups. The two reels are unfortunately not consecutive. Thanks to a group of former dubbers performing with 16mm movies, an old reel with small parts of lost films was found in year 2013. The first reel left is 23 minutes long. Katoua (Pissamai) is a mountain people (ชาวเขา). Metta Roongrat is acting as jealous lady. As Katoua has no more relatives, Sombat agrees to send Katoua to Bangkok bringing jealousy to Metta and disappointment to Sopha. Both of them love secretly Sombat also. Katoua goes first to Bangkok but Sombat stays behind. While in Bangkok, Pissamai gets hit by a ruffian and loses memory (ความจำเสื่อม). She cannot remember Sombat and has arguments with him. Back to the mountains, she cannot eat local food anymore. The first reel is in very good condition and still colorful. The second left reel is 28 minutes long. Sombat wants to see who is the young man called Somchai (สมชาย ศรีภูมิ) trying to date Sopha. Sombat seems to be an administration officer working in the forest. Katoua (สาวกรุงเทพ) falls from the stairs. It seems that Katoua was never really a mountain people but was sent in the North of Thailand by her father in order to be safe. Somchai and his men try to force in order to enter in the forest. Following a fist fight between Sombat and Somchai, they become friends. Sombat is following a ruffian who succeeds to escape a first time but finally this latter gets strangled by a big snake. The second reel is in poor condition. There is damaged picture with many lines but luckily it is still colorful. No movie summary is unfortunately left.

บ้านสาวโสด
บ้านสาวโสด

Year: 1970

Thai title: บ้านสาวโสด
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Adul Dulyarat

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Adul Dulyarat,Somkuan Krajangsat,Sukon Koewliam,Lor Tok,Prachuap Ruekyamdee
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Metta Roongrat,Prim Praphaporn,Juree Osiri,Orasa Isarangkul,Jomchai Jarintorn,Marasri Bangchang

บ้านสาวโสด is a Thai movie released in year 1970. It features Kanchit Kwanpracha as main actor and Petchara Chaowarat as main actress. The movie was started with Mitr Chaibancha but it was incomplete due to his premature death. So the main actor was replaced by Kanchit. Another version with Toon Hiransap and Piyamas Monayakol was released in year 1984. In 1970 Mitr Chaibancha worked in many movies in parallel. So some movies still kept one or two sequences of Mitr at the beginning of the reel as additional advertisement for the movie. Around 1 hour 30 minutes is left to be seen. Three single ladies (Metta Roongrat, Prim Praphaporn, Juree Osiri) are living together. Petchara arrives in their home. She is doing chores. Their neighbour is Kanchit Kwanpracha. Other actors are Somkuan Krajangsat, Prachuap Ruekyamdee, Orasa Isarangkul, Adul Dulyarat, Sukon Koewliam, Lor Tok, Jomchai Jarintorn. Kanchit likes Petchara very much. Funny sequences happen on beach seaside between Sukon Koewliam and Prim Praphaporn. Misunderstanding keeps happening between Kanchit and Petchara as other ladies try to seduce Kanchit. It seems that Petchara will marry Prachuap as she is disappointed by Kanchit. Finally kidnappers enter in Petchara's home but they are chased away by Kanchit and captured by Adul Dulyarat and Orasa Isarangkul. Outside the home kidnappers are there again and threaten to shoot Kanchit. Petchara stand between Kanchit and the ruffians to prevent any shootings showing her real love towards Kanchit. In fact kidnappers are this time Adul and Osara playing this trick to force their reconciliation. Six songs are featured. There are still old still pictures showing Mitr playing movie บ้านสาวโสด and the movie poster is also showing his name.

จุ๊บแจง
จุ๊บแจง

Year: 1970

Thai title: จุ๊บแจง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Somkuan Krajangsat,Adinan Singhiran,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Sukon Koewliam,Op Boonthit,Sompong Phonmitr
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Somjit Sapsamruey,Sarinthip Siriwan,Khomapat Attaya,Chosri Misommon

Thai movie จุ๊บแจง was released in year 1970. Main actor is Sombat Methanee and main actress is Aranya Namwong. The movie is in 16mm format and so in mute state as such format requires dubbing. The film is incomplete as only 1h31mn remains to be seen. No summary is available. The movie features four songs but they are lost. Aranya Namwong is Jub Jaeng. Her parents are played by Somkuan Krajangsat as father and Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit as mother. Her mother seems upset. Sombat meets Jub Jaeng's mother indulging in alcohol. Marasee (มารศรี อิศรางกูรฯ), a rich old lady, orders Adinan Singhiran to kidnap Jub Jaeng. While discussing inside the house, three thugs storm it and kidnap Jub Jaeng. The father and mother get hit by the thugs. Somjit Sapsamruey is Sombat's mother. Prachuap Ruekyamdee releases Jub Jaeng but it is a coup monté. It seems that Jub Jaeng is coming from a rich family. Khomapat Attaya and her mother Sarinthip Siriwan are having arguments with Jub Jaeng. Sukon Koewliam and Chosri Misommon are playing comic roles a domestic helpers. Sombat tries to seduce Jub Jaeng. They finally become lovers. Khomapat and her mother denigrate Jub Jaeng towards Sombat. Khomapat pushes Aranya in the stairs. She ends up at hospital. Wilaiwan and Somkuan finally find Jub Jaeng. They finally get reunited thanks to Sompong Phonmitr. This movie features sequence shot in famous Daimaru former shopping mall. Prachuap has a leg injury and is visited by twin ladies (real singers อารยา ปาริชาติ ฉายาลักษณ์). Finally the parents let Jub Jaeng go with Sombat. Khomapat and her mum are upset about the gifts bought by Sombat to Jub Jaeng. Sombat tries to end the dispute with Khomapat but it ends up badly. While walking on the beach, he gets stabbed by ruffians. Khomapat gets also aggressed by ruffians on the beach. Khomapat tries to hit Jub Jaeng again but she fights back and finally decides to quit this crazy house. Prachuap and Sombat finally understand Khomapat’s bad games. Sombat rushes after Jub Jaeng and they finally reconcile.

กิ่งแก้ว
กิ่งแก้ว

Year: 1970

Thai title: กิ่งแก้ว
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Adul Dulyarat,Surasit Sattayawong,Adinan Singhiran
Main actress: Suthisa Putnuch,Sopha Sataporn,Khomapat Attaya

Thai movie กิ่งแก้ว was released in year 1970. It features Mitr Chaibancha as main actor and Suthisa Putnuch and Sopha Sataporn as main actresses. Other actors featured are Prachuap Ruekyamdee, Adul Dulyarat, Surasit Sattayawong, Khomapat Attaya, Adinan Singhiran. The movie is lost in Thailand but luckily a four minutes sequence featuring a song remains to be seen. Unfortunately Mitr Chaibancha cannot be seen in the remaining four minutes sequence. The singer is ชินกร ไกรลาศ, famous singer during decades 1960s and 1970s. The whole movie features three songs. Normally songs were in 35mm format but for provinces everything was in 16mm format to avoid the pain of having to use two projectors. Three songs were featured in this movie.

กำแพงเงินตรา
กำแพงเงินตรา

Year: 1970

Thai title: กำแพงเงินตรา
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Lor Tok,Sompong Phonmitr,Adul Dulyarat,Boo Wibunnan,Choomporn Theppitak,Adinan Singhiran
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Somjit Sapsamruey,Chosri Misommon

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Thai movie กำแพงเงินตรา was released in year 1970. The movie lasts 1h40mn. Prachuap Ruekyamdee is bringing Yong (Mitr Chaibancha) on a boat. Yong meets Nam Pheung (Petchara Chaowarat) and Sarai (มิสฮันหวา), daughters of subdistrict headman (กำนัน) Lor Tok. Yong is interested in Sarai but Nam Pheung doesn't trust him. Sompong Phonmitr, subdistrict headman's domestic helper, also dislikes Yong. Nam Pat, subdistrict headman's wife, is aggressed while meeting her lover Phi Bun, who is killed. Subdistrict headman Lor Tok is aware his wife was having a lover but forgives her. A new chief district officer (นายอำเภอคนใหม่) called Tamanoon (Adul Dulyarat) visits subdistrict headman's house. He is widowed with three kids. Yong and Sarai love each other but Nam Pheung (เด็กบ้า) tries to break their relationship and wishes to push Sarai toward the new chief district officer by using Prachuap to write false letters. Aunt Chan (Somjit Sapsamruey) has debts towards the subdistrict headman so Yong, being her nephew, repays the debt by working in their house. Yong is a music teacher. Yong helps Tamanoon aggressed by ruffians. Tamanoon asks for Sarai's hand so Yong decides to flee with Sarai. Mae Pat wishes to join them to be Sarai's domestic helper. Nam Pheung hears them and informs Tamanoon. During a celebration organised by the subdistrict headman, they wish to flee but Nam Pheung brings mess again and foils their plan. So finally Yong ends up kidnapping Nam Pheung. Upset, Yong forces Nam Pheung. But then Yong regrets his act and takes good care of her as she is sick. Choomporn Theppitak is his close friend. At nighttime Nam Pheung tries to flee and is aggressed by ruffians. Yong helps on time but is seriously beaten. Nam Pheung understands he is a nice guy. Yong accepts to bring back Nam Pheung to his father and to face whatever her father, a subdistrict headman, will do to him. Probably shoot him dead! Tamanoon wishes to help and prepares a plan in secret. While the father is unable to decide who to punish, his daughter or Yong, Adinan Singhiran attacks the father per Tamanoon’s plan. Yong, unware of the plan, protects the subdistrict headman and gets slightly injured. The subdistrict headman seeing that Yong is brave and good man forgives to him and allows the wedding. Yong and Nam Pheung can marry happily. The DVD picture is really beautiful. Toh Phanmitr (คุณโต๊ะพันธมิตร) has done a great job by restoring this movie and releasing it.

ลูกหนี้ทีเด็ด
ลูกหนี้ทีเด็ด

Year: 1970

Thai title: ลูกหนี้ทีเด็ด
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Daonoi Duangjai,Mitr Chaibancha,Kokheng,Op Boonthit,Somkuan Krajangsat,Sukon Koewliam,Lor Tok,Choomporn Theppitak
Main actress: Metta Roongrat,Prim Praphaporn,Petchara Chaowarat,Khomapat Attaya,Sasithorn Phetrung,Malee Wetpraseri

Thai movie ลูกหนี้ทีเด็ด was released in year 1970. A partial sequence of 1h45mn remains to be seen in 16mm format. It is in mute state and the image is pretty damaged. A sequence of two songs in 35mm format and lasting 9 minutes remains to be seen also. The poster selling point is that up to 40 different actors and actresses are present in this movie. Some of the actors are Metta Roongrat, Daonoi Duangjai, Mitr Chaibancha, Prim Praphaporn, Petchara Chaowarat, Kokheng, Op Boonthit, Somkuan Krajangsat, Sukon Koewliam, Lor Tok, Khomapat Attaya, Sasithorn Phetrung, Choomporn Theppitak, Malee Wetpraseri. No movie summary is available so the storyline is difficult to understand. Three friends are living together including Mitr Chaibancha. Prim Praphaporn and Petchara Chaowarat take refuge in their home as rain is falling hard. Policeman Sukon Koewliam is checking and Mitr is accused of robbery. Op Boonthit and Somkuan Krajangsat are living together. Mitr visits Op and Somkuan's house. Op asks Mitr to find something within three days. Mitr and Khomapat Attaya are giving a jewellery to the policeman Sukon Koewliam for him to keep silent that Petchara and Prim Praphaporn are hiding in Mitr's home. Finally Petchara is reunited with her family thanks to Mitr. Thanks to sign on his chest, Mitr is also identified as the son of Somkuan. Somkuan helps Lor Tok and his wife aggressed by thugs. Finally Mitr is the one to knock the thugs. A movie with same name was released in year 1984 but the story is different. The movie features 4 songs but only 3 songs are left. In the first song, Petchara is singing with Mitr in his house. In the second song, Mitr is forbidding a young girl to dance with Choomporn in a nightclub. Khomapat is also present. Mitr finally punches Choomporn. The third song is sung by Khomapat.

รักนิรันดร์
รักนิรันดร์

Year: 1970

Thai title: รักนิรันดร์
English title: Love let's live

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Op Boonthit,Sukon Koewliam,Tawan Siriwat
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat

Ratom is a young Thai lady living in Hong Kong. Buakam, Ratom's friend, sings songs in a bar frequented by US sailors. Ratom has to replace Buakam as she is leaving to Laos. Ratom is waiting for her father at the Kai Tak airport in Hong Kong. He has disappeared for 10 years. He (เจ้าพ่อ) comes back with a young new wife (แม่ใหม่). His father visits her in Hong Kong and they go to visit seaside. Robbers including a young man called Lak (Sombat Methanee) steal their belongings. Ratom sympathizes with Lak as both of them have a sad life. Lak can sing well and protects her against the other bad ruffians. Her mother kills herself due her treacherous husband so Ratom has to sing again in bars. This movie shows old Hong Kong with Kwun Tung police station, rickshaws, old double decker buses, chinese dresses cheongsam, Aberdeen. Her father is not happy that she stays with Lak so he brings her to Laos. Lak decides to follow her. This movie features numerous songs including molam and foreign songs. The movie mixes romance and action. Lak has to rescue her from a camp located in the jungle. The father and soldiers chase them. There is some inconsistency as from Laos, they can reach rapidly the sea! The father succeeds to catch Lak but the soldiers decide to kill both Lak and the father. Finally they can all escape and love between Ratom and Lak can finally become true.

แม่ย่านาง
แม่ย่านาง

Year: 1970

Thai title: แม่ย่านาง
English title:

Rating: 5/5
Director: Neramit

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Sor Asanajinda,Sithao Petcharoen,Lor Tok,Preuhat Boonlong,Rong Kaomulkadee
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Sopha Sataporn,Kaenjai Meenakanit

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แม่ย่านาง is a 1970 movie in VCD format featuring a still colorful picture and lasting 1h54mn. An additional 30mn reel (the reel number 2) is available through a Thai collector. Young lady Prang (Sopha Sataporn) is waiting for Jiaw (เด็กวัด) to give alms (ตักบาตร) to the monks but he doesn't come today. Jiaw (Mitr Chaibancha) is a temple boy with a kind heart (ใจบุญ) so seeing Jom and his friends trying to steal money donated to the temple, he tries to prevent them to rob money to buy alcohol. Unfortunately he gets accused by Jom so the abbot believes he is the robber. Jiaw is chased from the temple. He decides to sell food (ขายของ) with his two friends by navigating on a boat on river and canals. A mysterious spirit Mae Ya Nang (ผีหลอก) (Pissamai Wilaisak) on the boat bow helps them to get business. Jae (Kaenjai Meenakanit), a shop vendor, likes Jiaw a lot but he is not interested. Sithao Petcharoen has issues with his wife as she doesn’t accept he has mistresses. Prang is seen as a young sister (น้องสาว) only by Jiaw. Jiaw seems to love his boat more than anything else despite strong interest from Jae and Prang. Jae is under a charm (ถูกเสน่ห์). A local villager has recruited a black magician (Lor Tok)(หมอผี) to make a love philter to seduce Jae. As uncle Man (พฤหัส บุญหลง - Preuhat Boonlong) breaks the spell, the black magician tries to kill uncle Man. As it fails, he sends Jom and his team protected by magic tattoos. Once again the spirit Mae Ya Nang (แม่ย่านางเรือ) protects Jiaw. In a previous life, the mysterious lady and Jiaw knew each other. The mysterious lady was a princess (ลูกหญิง). As the King's boat (พระองค์) was attacked by pirates, the King ordered Jiaw to take away the princess and to protect her. Jom, who was the head of soldiers, was treacherous to his King and killed him. Sor Asanajinda is the father of Jom. Before dying, Jiaw's friend succeeded to reach him and told the truth about Jom. Spade fighting happened between Jom and Jiaw. Jiaw won and Jom died (ทรยศ). The princess didn't trust the uncle Sor and asked Jiaw to organise their escape. Jiaw was split between his love to the princess and the love to the kingdom. The uncle Sor asked him to leave to preserve the princess. As he finally refused, he was killed by a guard. Knowing his death, the princess got suicide. Back to the present, the black magician sends Jom to kill Jiaw and the uncle Man. Prang and Jae are kidnapped by the black magician (อาจารย์). Jiaw shall avoid any bad actions (จ้องเวร จ้องกรรม) to hope being reunited with the princess one day. Jom kills the black magician as he made a love philter for himself to seduce Jae and Prang instead of doing it for Jom. Through a final fight with Jom, Jiaw is killed while protecting the abbot (in fact the king in a previous life) with his own body. Jiaw failed to protect the King in his previous life but in this life, he saves the monk. Jiaw and the princess are reunited in heaven. The 1h54mn movie is really great but the additional 30mn reel reveals additional details of the movie: Jae is upset that Jiaw prefers to sleep on the boat than with her. Jiaw helps to prevent a kidnapping of Jae. Sithao suggests Jom to visit the black magician to get spells. He is a bad guy always trying to abuse for his own purpose people asking for love philter. Through a sexy scene with an unknown veteran actress, the black magician makes a love philtre to seduce her instead of doing one for her to seduce back her husband Sithao. It is highly probable that this scene would have been cut on any VCD release. Seeing the power of love filters, they recommend the black magician to the villager trying to seduce Jae. As old movies were long, each actor / actress always had the opportunity to have his own long scene to please his fans. It is also very frequent to see Thai people onlookers in outdoor scenes such as market. It was additional potential customers to come watching in cinema to see if they were in the movie! The original movie features 5 songs but the DVD only features 1 song.

มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง
มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง

Year: 1970

Thai title: มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Sukon Koewliam,Lor Tok,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Somkuan Krajangsat,Man Teeraphol
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat

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This folk-music movie is one of the most famous Thai movie. It run during six months in Bangkok and generated more than 7 millions baht revenue. It features 14 folk or "LUUK THUNG" (ลูกทุ่ง) songs. It is about a love story between a poor farmer and a young woman coming from a richer family. Movie fans from Nakhon Pathom, Ayuthaya and Singburi have been hiring at least two buses a day to take them and from the theatre in Bangkok. It was a winning combination of the most Thai popular film stars and folk songs of the time. "Mon Rak Luuk Thung" (มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง) has been adapted in many other movies versions (1982, 2004) and TV series (ละครรีเมค) (1995 CH7 with Saranyu Wongkrachang, 2005 CH7, 2010 CH3 with Jintara Sookkapat as the mother and Santisuk Promsiri as the local mafia head). This movie is part of the first 25 films heritage list announced on October 4 2011, which is Thai Movies Conservation Day.

ฟ้าคะนอง
ฟ้าคะนอง

Year: 1970

Thai title: ฟ้าคะนอง
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Chaiya Suriyun,Sorapong Chatree,Sukon Koewliam,Ruj Ronnapop,Surasit Sattayawong
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Pawana Chanajit,Chosri Misommon,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit

ฟ้าคะนอง is a Thai movie released in year 1970 and featuring main actors Chaiya Suriyun, Aranya Namwong and Pawana Chanajit. Thanks to a group of former dubbers performing with 16 mm movies, old reels with small parts of lost films were found in year 2013. Two reels (45 minutes) are left for this movie. The image and sound are quite bad but it is still an unique chance to see this famous movie in same lineage as ปราสาททราย (1969). A reduced version of movie ฟ้าคะนอง was restored and shown on Thai TV. Sorapong and Pawana take a bus to go to Fa Khanong pier. Sorapong Chatree, one of the most famous Thai actors with Mitr Chaibancha, Sombat Methanee, was still an unknown actor at that time playing side roles. Everybody discourages Pawana to go to Fa Khanong island. People are talking about ghosts... It seems many people died before due to pirates. Spirits (วิญญาณ) are said to be around. Chosri Misommon is playing Pawana’s domestic helper (คนรับใช้). Mysterious deaths happened previously on the island. People who take the job of nurse (นางพยาบาล) before Pawana all died... Ruj (Ruj Ronnapop) is playing a crazy disabled man (เล็นตุ๊กตา) always scold by the governess. Khun phujing (Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit) is disabled. Her mother needs also to take medicine. Pawana is responsible to take care of them as a nurse. Khun Lek (Aranya) is Khun Phujing’s younger sister. During a storm, Pawana has a vision, i.e. seeing a hirsute man asking for medicine. The following day, Pawana meets Chaiya and believes the hirsute man and him are the same person. On the same day, crazy Ruj harass Chosri and Pawana. The governess scolds and beats again but it turns badly as he cuts the governess head! During this messy situation, Pawana loses conscience and disappears probably kidnapped by Ruj. The island superintendent Durong (Surasit Sattayawong) is hoping to find a secret treasure (สมบัติ). He has a relationship with Khun Phujing. Chaiya and Lek try to flee Fa Khanong island by boat. The superintendent, a few tough men, Chosri and Khun Jing follow them by boat also. Both boats capsize but they can all escape the sharks. Stranded on a small island the superintendent is willing to check the treasure again but also to catch back Chaiya and Lek.

อินทรีทอง
อินทรีทอง

Year: 1970

Thai title: อินทรีทอง
English title: Golden Eagle

Rating: 2/5
Director: Mitr Chaibancha

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Adul Dulyarat,Choomporn Theppitak,Krai Kanchit,Kokheng
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Khomapat Attaya,Yaowaret Nisakorn

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The masked vigilante crimefighter, called Red Eagle is back with Mitr Chaibancha playing the leading role. In this movie several influential people are mysteriously killed when they receive a red ceramic Buddha statue. They died of sudden fear. Somebody is also using Red Eagle identity to commit murders so the hero changes his mask to gold and becomes Golden Eagle. The mysterious organisation wishes to take over Thai government. Golden Eagle is investigating against this mysterious organisation in parallel of the Thai police. Trained in psychic powers by Rasputin, the head of the mysterious organisation kills by beaming his thoughts and visage through red ceramic Buddha statues. He can split himself into three images and can hypnotize remotely. He even put his heart out of his body into a vessel for protection. It is the first movie directed by Mitr Chaibancha. It is also the last movie in which Mitr Chaibancha played. Mitr died after falling from a rope ladder that was dangling from a helicopter. He was only 36 years old. Many Thai theaters paid respect to Mitr Chaibancha before showing "Golden Eagle" movie by placing a Pepsi bottle in front of a picture of the Thai actor. It was said that Mitr Chaibancha liked Pepsi. 40 copies were done for "Golden Eagle" movie as it was the last movie of Mitr Chaibancha. Normally only a few copies were done per movie.

กายทิพย์
กายทิพย์

Year: 1970

Thai title: กายทิพย์
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Chana Sriubon,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Sukon Koewliam,Sithao Petcharoen,Krai Kanchit,Sawin Sawangrat,Ruj Ronnapop,Sompong Phonmitr,Pan Borapet,Op Boonthit
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Sopha Sataporn,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Sarinthip Siriwan,Khomapat Attaya

Thai movie กายทิพย์ was released in year 1970. The movie lasts 2h30mn but only 1h00 is left to be seen. Jaomanat (Sarinthip Siriwan) is Atibadi’s domestic helper. Jaomanat has two sons Phayoton (Sombat Methanee) and Pontet (Prachuap Ruekyamdee), playing a gay character (กะเทย). Atibadi (Chana Sriubon) has two daughters Romadee (Aranya Namwong) and Deuan Rung (Sopha Sataporn). Atibadi’s wife (Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit), called Nimnuan, is dead already but her soul (วิญญาณ) has possessed Jaomanat. Three house spirits (ศาลพระภูมิเจ้าที่) are also involved. Two of them are played by Sukon Koewliam and Sithao Petcharoen. Krai Kanchit, a hairdresser, gets warned by Phayoton not to disturb Jaomanat anymore. Fighting in slum(สลัม) happens between Phayoton and Krai. Krai is defeated. Sawin Sawangrat comes later with more men to beat Phayoton but the three house spirits help him. สุมาลี ทองหล่อ, mother of Khomapat Attaya, wishes to grab Atibadi. Finally Atibadi takes Sumalee as his new wife. During the wedding party, Khomapat comes with Ruj Ronnapop but Khomapat has more interest in Phayoton. Sompong Phonmitr is playing a หมอทำเสน่ห์. Sumalee and Sawin visit the magician at the same time but they get teased again by the spirits. Krai comes at that time and meets Sumalee. They become lovers. Sumalee and Atibadi spend their honeymoon in Pattaya. Deuan Rung likes Phayoton but this one manages to have his brother Pontet taking care of her so that he can be with Romadee. Meanwhile Krai has seduced also Khomapat so causing Sumalee's ire. She sends Pan Borapet and Sawin to teach (สังสอน) Krai but they kill him. Upset, she also kills Pan Borapet and Sawin. Sumalee is feeling sad (น้อยใจ). Op Boonthit identifies that Nimnuan’s sould (วิญญาณ) is inside Jaomanat. A proper ceremony needs to be done. Sumalee wishes to interrupt it. Monks need to be brought. While the soul is about to exit, Sumalee prevents the holy water to be poured. She is struck by a lighting and dies. Ruj is ravaged. Finally Jaomanat can fully recover.

ไทยใหญ่
ไทยใหญ่

Year: 1970

Thai title: ไทยใหญ่
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Dokdin Kanyaman

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Man Teeraphol,Dokdin Kanyaman,Choomporn Theppitak,Sawin Sawangrat,Adul Dulyarat
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Metta Roongrat,Chadaporn Wachirapranee,Jomchai Jarintorn

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Tanoi (Sombat Methanee) is a prince (ฟ้าชาย) living in a small kingdom at the Thai border. Some insurgents try to kill him. It is a putsch handled by Saenfa (Man Teeraphol). Tanoi has to flee by helicopter. Metta (Metta Roongrat), Koi (Petchara Chaowarat) and Tua (Dokdin Kanyaman) are three friends always together. As usual Metta and Dokdin are playing supporting roles (ตัวประกอบ) so bringing additional fun. The helicopter crashes but Tanoi has time to escape. Tua catches him in his fish net. Tanoi, despite being mistaken as a thief, finally becomes friend with Koi, Tua and Metta. A romance starts between Koi and Tanoi. Tanoi doesn't disclose his royal origin and is happy to stay in remote village (บ้านป้า). Yanee (Jomchai Jarintorn) through Choomporn (Choomporn Theppitak) wishes to buy Koi's land. Fond of Tanoi, she wishes to hire him but he refuses. Tanoi finally succeeds to contact his army thanks to the radio left in the helicopter. Choomporn is hired by Saenfa's team to catch Tanoi. The village becomes too dangerous for Tanoi so he leaves for Bangkok. Yanee and Koi have different mothers but same father, ie Sawin (Sawin Sawangrat). Yanee expulses Koi from her land. Koi, Tua and Metta go to Bangkok to live in the father's house but they are chased away by Chadaporn Wachirapranee. Aran (Adul Dulyarat) is protecting Tanoi. Per his advice, Tanoi has to wear a moustache and ignore his old friends to avoid any risk being identified by Saenfa. Koi, Tua and Metta identify him in a restaurant terrace but are disappointed when Tanoi claims he doesn't know them. Koi and his friends are sheltered by a nice lady, who in fact Tanoi's mother! Sawin makes alliance with Saenfa. Tanoi shall be captured or killed. During a dinner between Tanoi and Aran, Koi and his friends disguise to know more about Tanoi. Ruffians try to kill him. Yanee just puts sleeping medicine instead of poison as she loves secretly Tanoi. So Koi and his friends can rescue Tanoi on time. Yukol, Tanoi's younger brother, also loves Koi. In Mae Sai, Pa discloses to Koi that Tanoi is her son. Meanwhile Tanoi tries to regain power. Sawin is killed. Despite strong resistance, Saenfa's soldiers are defeated. Finally Tanoi marries Koi after a last minute suspense and misunderstanding as she believes she is not high ranking enough for a prince. The DVD is based on different sets of movie reels. The 16mm part is in very good condition and is still colorful. The movie features a few songs recorded in 35mm format but the damaged image is in red color only. But it is still original songs despite some cracking in the sound. Two movies were released by Dokdin Kanyaman, ie ไทยใหญ่ in 1970 and ไทยน้อย in 1969. For movie ไทยใหญ่ featuring Sombat Methanee hanging to a rope attached to a helicopter, extra precaution were taken to avoid same tragic accident as Mitr Chaibancha. As Mitr Chaibancha died, director Dokdin Kanyaman started to use Sombat Methanee as main favorite actor.

คู่สร้าง
คู่สร้าง

Year: 1970

Thai title: คู่สร้าง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Neramit

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Sukon Koewliam,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Lor Tok,Adinan Singhiran,Somkuan Krajangsat,Adul Dulyarat
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Metta Roongrat,Chosri Misommon

Thai movie คู่สร้าง was released in year 1970. It features Mitr Chaibancha as main actor and Pissamai Wilaisak as main actress. Other actors are Sukon Koewliam, Prachuap Ruekyamdee, Lor Tok as medium (หมอไสยศาสตร์), Adinan Singhiran, Somkuan Krajangsat, Metta Roongrat, Chosri Misommon, Adul Dulyarat. The movie is lost in Thailand but a trailer of four minutes remains to be seen. Various short sequences show Pissamai being kidnapped by Mitr, some hill tribes, some shootings, Mitr angry with Prachuap and fighting with him. Director is Neramit. A summary of the movie is still available in old Thai stars magazines. Pissamai is playing Napalai, brave young lady. Fifteen years ago, Napalai was a princess from a small kingdom in North of Thailand. Her father, i.e. the King, was killed by ruffians. Those ruffians were never arrested. One day, an injured man (Prince Phumintara) gets cured by Napalai and he gives her a gem as reward. This gem belonged previously to Napalai’s father so it could help to find those ruffians and get revenge. Mitr is playing Prince Phumintara. Phumintara is the son of the man, who ordered to kill Napalai’s father. How will Napalai take revenge? Her mother suggests her to inject poison to her enemies. Will she be able to kill the father of the man she now loves?

ปี่แก้วนางหงส์
ปี่แก้วนางหงส์

Year: 1970

Thai title: ปี่แก้วนางหงส์
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Adul Dulyarat,Sompong Phonmitr,Sukon Koewliam,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Suthisa Putnuch,Yaowaret Nisakorn,Kantima Daraphan

Thai movie ปี่แก้วนางหงส์ was released in year 1970. The movie is lost in Thailand but there is a sequence of 40s left to be seen. Main actor is Mitr Chaibancha and main actress is Suthisa Putnuch. Other actors and actresses are Adul Dulyarat, Yaowaret Nisakorn, Sompong Phonmitr, Sukon Koewliam, Thuam Thoranong, Kantima Daraphan (กันทิมา ดาราพันธ์). During the sequence left to be seen, it shows Mitr and Sompong boarding a plane, Mitr and Sompong discussing in an hotel room, Mitr talking to Suthisa through a door, a group gathering around a nun and certainly performing a ceremony to chase a spirit away. Thai movie ปี่แก้วนางหงส์ is known as a horror movie. Mitr Chaibancha is playing two roles. 6 songs were featured. The movie was also adapted through TV series in years 2009 and 2014. The movie starts during Rama 5 reign. The scene when Mitr is knocking at Suthisa’s door and talking to her happens during this era. Mitr is learning music with Suthisa’s father and finally he marries Suthisa. Later on Mitr marries another lady causing Suthisa’s sadness. But she still needs to play music. Suthisa plays music flute (ปี่แก้ว) until a blood vessel breaks in her neck. Mitr realizes his mistake but it is too late as Suthisa is already dead. On the way to Bangkok, the spirit of Suthisa appears causing fear to Mitr. He dies while jumping from a boat. The movie continues nowadays. Mitr is a rich man’s son, who is back after overseas studies. It can be seen through the sequence where Mitr is boarding a plane. Mitr is back to his house, where the spirit of Suthisa is still waiting for him. Love happens between a human and a spirit happens. It causes fear to all people around.

แม่นาคพระนคร
แม่นาคพระนคร

Year: 1970

Thai title: แม่นาคพระนคร
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Sompong Phonmitr,Sukon Koewliam,Op Boonthit,Songthong
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Mom Chan Phuangwan,Sisala Thongtara,Kingdao Daranee,Chosri Misommon,Yaowaret Nisakorn

Thai movie แม่นาคพระนคร was released in year 1970. The movie is lost in Thailand but the movie is still available at the Thai Film Archives in Nakhon Pathom. Main actor is Mitr Chaibancha and main actress is Aranya Namwong. Other actors and actresses are Sukon Koewliam, Sompong Phonmitr, Mom Chan Phuangwan, Sisala Thongtara, Kingdao Daranee Op Boonthit, Chosri Misommon, Yaowaret Nisakorn, Songthong. Most of them are comic actors / actresses. So this 1970 version is more comic oriented (หนังผีตลก) than horror oriented. In this 1970 version, Nak also extends her hand but not to catch a lemon falling from the kitchen but to save somebody falling froma building. Mitr is playing Mak (มาก) and Aranya is playing Nak (นาค). The movie is taking place nowadays. Nak is hurt by a car driven by Doctor Mak, who is the reincarnation of soldier Mak from last century! The movie is lasting 145 minutes. The story is still available through old Thai magazines also.

อีสาวบ้านไร่
อีสาวบ้านไร่

Year: 1970

Thai title: อีสาวบ้านไร่
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Chat Mongkolchai,Anucha Ratanaman,Choomporn Theppitak,Adinan Singhiran,Chanee Yotchai,Sithao Petcharoen,Kokheng,Sukon Koewliam
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Prim Praphaporn,Khomapat Attaya,Marasri Isarangkul

Thai movie อีสาวบ้านไร่ was released in year 1970. It features Sombat Methanee as main actor and Aranya Namwong as main actress. The movie is lost in Thailand but a sequence of 15 minutes remains to be seen. It is a 16mm format movie so no sound is available as it requires live dubbing. A remake was released in year 1983 featuring Sorapong Chatree and Piyamas Monayakol. This movie is also lost except a trailer. Other actors and actresses include Chat Mongkolchai, Anucha Ratanaman, Prim Praphaporn, Choomporn Theppitak, Khomapat Attaya, Adinan Singhiran, โดม สิงห์โมฬี, Chanee Yotchai, Marasri Isarangkul, สาวิตรี สุวรรณจิต, เทิด, Sithao Petcharoen, Kokheng, เสนอ โกมารชุน, Sukon Koewliam. The summary is as below. Aranya is Sarinee. Her nickname is Isao (อีสาว). Sombat is Jainum. Sarinee is the land owner's daughter. Her father gets killed by the neighbour Virawilai (วรวิไล) as he refuses to sell his land. She replaces her father but her staff continues to get annoyed by the ruffians. Jainum gets hired and becomes part of the staff of Sarinee. He gives a tough lesson to the ruffians and is now responsible of the cows in the ranch. Jainum investigates on Sarinee’s father death. He finds that those responsible of the murder want to build a runway for planes to bring weapons illegally inside Thailand. Love emerges between Jainum and Sarinee. Owner of ranch Virawilai tries to kidnap Sarinee to force her to transfer her land. While trying to help, Jainum is also captured but hopefully Thai police is coming behind. Ruffians flee in the mountain but Jainum follows them up in order to release Sarinee. The remaining left sequence is certainly happening in the middle of the film. Various scenes can be seen. Choomporn Theppitak is talking on a bed to a lady. Choomporn is a singer in a high end club. Sithao Petcharoen, Sukon Koewliam and two other men try to enter at nighttime in a women's dormitory. They are discovered, beaten and chased away by Prim Praphaporn. Aranya Namwong is meeting Adinan Singhiran in the countryside. He is giving her a letter. She is missing Sombat Methanee. Sombat is with Sukon Koewliam. Two ruffians including Chanee Yotchai kills a man (probably Sarinee's father) in cold blood. A four minutes trailer is also available. Additional scenes can be seen such as Chanee Yotchai trying to recover Sombat Methanee with rocks thanks to a bulldozer, various fightings involving Sombat Methanee or Aranya Namwong, Anucha Ratanaman kidnapping Aranya Namwong, Sombat Methanee fighting with Anucha Ratanaman in order to release Aranya...

7 สิงห์คืนถิ่น
7 สิงห์คืนถิ่น

Year: 1970

Thai title: 7 สิงห์คืนถิ่น
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Choomporn Theppitak,Krai Kanchit,Chanee Yotchai
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Metta Roongrat

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Thai movie 7 สิงห์คืนถิ่น was released in year 1970. Saeng Rawee (แสงระวี)(Metta Roongrat), young lady, just weds with Sing's father but she still tries to seduce the son Sing (สิงห์) (Mitr Chaibancha). The father blames his son (ลูกอกตัญญู) and decides to break the relationship with him (เลิกเป็นลูกพ่อกัน). Saeng Rawee has another lover called Kam Maen (คำแมน), who is the local ruffians leader (ดินแดนอิทธิพล). Seua (เสือ)(สมชาย ศรีภูมิ) is Sing's younger brother and becomes a bad guy under Kam Maen's guidance. Finally the father dies and legates everything to Sing. Saeng Rawee and Kam Maen try everything to destroy the testament (พินัยกรรม). Ruffians ask for the testament from doctor Phan. As he fights back he is shot dead and his wife is kidnapped. Phum Reun (ภุมริน), a friend, informs Sing regarding the latest news regarding his father's death, the doctor death and his young brother becoming a bad guy (โจร). Doctor (หมอ) Phan was his friend so Sing needs to go home to investigate who killed him. Sing gathers 7 friends to fight back against Kam Maen. One of them is Dokrak (ดอกรัก)(Choomporn Theppitak). Doktoi (ดอกเตย), owner of a local bar, recruits Dokrak, good singer, as he protects her versus ruffians led by Chanee Yotchai. Doktoi is Kam Maen's minor wife but there is no real love so she provides useful information to Dokrak. Sing and his friends prepare a plan. Seua, Sing's young brother, drinks heavily. Sing wants to bring him back to the right path (สายเลือดเดียวกัน). The two brothers fight as Sing doesn't want his brother Seua to become a bad guy. Ruffians would like to get the whole money so push the two brothers against each other. Sing meets Thaephee (Petchara Chaowara), who is a teacher inside the village. Sing's team eliminates one ruffians team. But Sing is then kidnapped. Seua plans to help his brother by exchanging Sing versus Kam Maen's daughter Vick. Kam Maen sells weapons and bombs to reds insurrection in order to use for rebellion against Thai government. He is a traitor (ขายชาติ). Kam Maen needs the testament to get more money to buy weapons. He tortures Sing to know the truth. Thae Phee is ready to everything (ยอมเป็นเมีย) to avoid Sing to become blind. But hopefully his friends can help and free him. The movie finishes with various shootings in which Sing's friends die, Seua dies and Sarawee dies by saving Sing's life against Kam Maen. Villagers are fighting against the traitors and the Thai flag is shown as the final image. The reds menace was present during decade 1960s in Northeastern region of Thailand. So such films were part of governmental propaganda. The movie is more than 2 hours and 20 minutes long. Some parts of the movie are missing and have been cut. Either they were in bad condition or Lepso Studio has to cut the movie to fit into a limited VCD format. There is no more original soundtrack as it is a 16mm movie. It is too bad as original songs are lost. Movie colors are wiped out.

วิญญาณดอกประดู่
วิญญาณดอกประดู่

Year: 1970

Thai title: วิญญาณดอกประดู่
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Adul Dulyarat,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Tat Ekathat,Somkuan Krajangsat,Tawan Siriwat,Lor Tok,Preuhat Boonlong,Joomjim Khemlek
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Sopha Sataporn,Metta Roongrat

Thai movie วิญญาณดอกประดู่ was released in year 1970. It features Mitr Chaibancha as main actor and Petchara Chaowarat as main actress. Other actors and actresses include Sopha Sataporn, Adul Dulyarat, Metta Roongrat, Prachuap Ruekyamdee, Tat Ekathat, Somkuan Krajangsat, พูนสวัสดิ์, ทานฑัต, Joomjim Khemlek, Tawan Siriwat, โขน, Preuhat Boonlong, Lor Tok. The movie is lost in Thailand but a sequence of four minutes remains to be seen. The sequence shows the opening sequence of the movie with the title and credits. The sequence also shows Tawan Siriwat holding a machine gun. It then also features some fightings between soldiers. Except Tawan Siriwat, no other actors or actresses can be seen in the left sequences. Some still pictures show Mitr Chaibancha wearing a soldier uniform. It is certainly a nationalist movie.

สิงห์สาวเสือ
สิงห์สาวเสือ

Year: 1970

Thai title: สิงห์สาวเสือ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sawin Sawangrat,Sithao Petcharoen,Sukon Koewliam,Chana Sriubon
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Metta Roongrat

Sing Sao Seua or สิงห์สาวเสือ is a Thai movie released in year 1970. There are seven songs in the movie. Only 4 minutes is left. The extract in 35mm format includes the love song between Sombat Methanee and Aranya Namwong. It also just features the sequence where Sombat Methanee is shot by a ruffian. A short summary of the movie is still available. Chatchai (Sombat Methanee) is a police student in his final year. When learning that his father has been killed, Chatchai quits the police and goes back to his home district, Wang Phan, to investigate on his father’s death. Patama (Aranya Namwong) is the owner of Wang Phan market. Aranya is using Seuahan to do the internal police in the market as many thugs are around. Sombat and Seuahan become friends. The ruffian leader responsible of his father’s death is Sia Bu (เสี่ยบู๊). Sia Bu wants to have Patama as his wife. As she refuses, the ruffians kill the forest guard. Chatchai takes over his duty. Sia Bu asks Chatchai to stop messing around but he refuses. While Chatchai and Patama are singing their love in the garden, one Sia Bu's ruffian shots Chatchai and kidnaps Patama. Hopefully Seuahan rescues Patama. While Chatchai is recovering at the hospital, things get worse with the market being burnt and Patama kidnapped by Sia Bu. Time for Chatchai to revenge his father and rescue his lovely Patama!

รักเธอเสมอ
รักเธอเสมอ

Year: 1970

Thai title: รักเธอเสมอ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Charin Nantanakorn

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Taksin Jampol,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Adul Dulyarat,Lor Tok,Charin Nantanakorn
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Wassana Chalakorn

รักเธอเสมอ is a Thai movie released 1970. The movie is lost in Thailand except the last reel of the film, which lasts 35 minutes. The last reel is in 16mm format so it is mute as 16mm movies require to have live dubbing. When songs happen, the format is then changed to 35mm as this format allows image and sound together. It looks like a Western type movie and featuring 9 songs. Song รักเธอเสมอ remains famous and was sung many time by various singers. The movie features เพลงลูกกรุง. Sombat (Sombat Methanee) is visiting a police station to inform them about his friends kidnapping. Adul Dulyarat is police leader. Taksin (Taksin Jampol) and Wassana (Wassana Chalakorn) have kidnapped Petchara (Petchara Chaowarat) and Prachuap (Prachuap Ruekyamdee). Police is surrounding the ruffians. Police cannot attack as they have hostages. Shootings start and Sombat helps to release them. Taksin and Wassana try to flee. Adul is injured. Wassana is shot by Taksin as she tries to flee on her own. Petchara gives comfort to Adul as he is injured but her heart is split between Sombat and Adul. Taksin comes back for revenge. Following an ultimate fight with Sombat, he falls and dies in a hot spring water. Charin Nantanakorn produced and directed the movie. During a final engagement, Petchara shall choose between Adul or Sombat.

จอมบึง
จอมบึง

Year: 1970

Thai title: จอมบึง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sor Asanajinda

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Ruj Ronnapop,Tat Ekathat,Songthong
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Metta Roongrat,Prim Praphaporn

Thai movie จอมบึง was released in year 1970. Main actors are Sombat Methanee and Aranya Namwong. The movie was lost in Thailand but finally a partial reel was found in year 2013 thanks to a teacher and collector of old items in Songkhla area. One reel lasting 28 minutes is still available but only a 7mn50s sequence can be seen online. It is in 35mm format as actors voice can still be heard despite image and sound being in poor quality. The reel was found in year 2013. Aranya hits Sombat with her car. Finally she accepts to take him in her car as he claims to be hurt. Prachuap Ruekyamdee is doing a massage to Metta Roongrat. Suddenly the car driven by Sombat arrives swiftly in their house property. Ruj Ronnapop seems to enjoy alcohol. Seeing Sombat and Aranya together causes a big ire to Metta. She tries to get back Sombat but to no avail. The director is Sor Asanajinda. The movie features 16 songs according to the film poster.

ชาติทองแดง
ชาติทองแดง

Year: 1970

Thai title: ชาติทองแดง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Phan Kam

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Adul Dulyarat,Chanee Yotchai,Choomporn Theppitak,Anucha Ratanaman,Sukon Koewliam,Joomjim Khemlek,Sawin Sawangrat
Main actress: Suthisa Putnuch,Khomapat Attaya,Kantima Daraphan

Thai movie ชาติทองแดง was released in year 1970. Main actor is Sombat Methanee and main actress is Suthisa Putnuch. The movie is lost in Thailand but a 2mn14s trailer remains to be seen. The movie director is Phan Kam. The movie is a Thai Western. During the short trailer various sequences can be seen such as Chanee Yotchai hitting a man, a gun duel between Adul Dulyarat and Phan Kam, a fighting scene with Sombat against four men, Anucha Ratanaman flirting with a young lady, Vet actress sexy 1 and 2, a typical waterfall Thai movie scene with a naked lady swimming, a knife duel between Sombat Methanee and Chanee Yotchai, a scene with main actress Suthisa Putnuch. Other actors and actresses are Choomporn Theppitak, Khomapat Attaya, Sukon Koewliam, Joomjim Khemlek, Sawin Sawangrat, Kantima Daraphan.

หวานใจ
หวานใจ

Year: 1970

Thai title: หวานใจ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sor Asanajinda

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Manop Aussawathep,Charin Nantanakorn,Dokdin Kanyaman,Pramin Jarujareet
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Sopha Sataporn,Metta Roongrat,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Namgneun Boonnak

Thai movie หวานใจ was released in year 1970. Sombat Methanee and Manop Aussawathep are playing the main actors. Petchara Chaowarat and Sopha Sataporn are playing the main actresses. Manop Aussawathep is playing one of his first roles. The movie is lost in Thailand but a 2mn30s trailer remains to be seen. Other actors are Charin Nantanakorn, Dokdin Kanyaman, Metta Roongrat, Pramin Jarujareet, Sulaleewan Suwanthat, Namgneun Boonnak, เทิด. Movie director is Sor Asanajinda. A movie summary extracted from Thai stars magazines is still available to be read. Five songs are featured in the movie. Three ladies (Sopha, Petchara, Metta) seem to love Sombat. As usual with 1960s and early 1970s movies, there is a mix of multiple tastes (หนังครบรส) in Thai movies, i.e. romance, action, comedy. Manop gets beaten by ruffians.

อัศวินดาบกายสิทธิ์
อัศวินดาบกายสิทธิ์

Year: 1970

Thai title: อัศวินดาบกายสิทธิ์
English title: Flyer and Magic Sword

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat

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This movie is a Chinese movie shot in Hong Kong and Taiwan. It is similar to typical Hong Kong Chinese movies around 1960s-1970s decades. it is the first international movie in which Mitr Chaibancha took part. Two versions of the movie were shot, one with Hong Kong Chinese star (กว่าง หลิน) as the leading actress for the international version and one with Petchara Chaowarat as leading actress for the Thai version. As Mitr died in an accident in 1970, an actor from Chayaphum province called Chat Chayaphum (ชาติ ชัยภูมิ) was used in order to finish the movie. Mitr also started playing in another Chinese movie จอมดาบพิชัยยุทธ (1971) but was replaced by another actor Luechai Natnat (ลือชัย นฤนาท). Lan Choo, her father and his guards are attacked in their home by a group of armed men led by another clan. Wai Chin (Mitr Chaibancha) saves Lan Choo (คู่รัก) but the father is left at his own fate. She leaves angry and then meets a mysterious man expert in blade, who declares his love to her. The two clans are fighting over a salt mine. Lan Choo's father stole the salt mine. He has issues with Phi Lun, the mysterious expert in blade, so the two clans decide to support each other. Lan Choo's father expects help from Wai Ching by promising a wedding with his daughter but Wai Ching refuses as he cannot forget the past. Lan Choo's father killed Wai Ching's father. Phi Lun is half crazy and a rivality emerges with Wai Ching as they both love Lan Choo. He has become crazy (คนบ้าฆ่าคน) as his mother was raped and killed in front of him. Following a fight between Phi Lun and Wai Ching, Phi Lun is defeated. Then the two clans make alliance against Wai Ching. Wai Ching is welcomed by the father, who organises a big feast. This is a trap and Wai Ching is captured. Phi Lun, who didn't die yet, helps Wai Ching to escape. Phi Lun helps as he wishes to kill Wai Ching by himself. Finally Wai Ching defeats Phi Lun again. Wai Ching flees thanks to Lan Choo and the two clans kill one another to get the salt mine. The movie includes flying acrobatic fights shot in Hong Kong's Sai Kung country park. It looks like a Chinese western spaghetti with a dark soundtrack similar to Ennio Moriconne movies. The VCD includes the international version so the old movie is in perfect condition. The VCD also includes 52 minutes of old damaged footage with Petchara Chaowarat playing Lan Choo. In the Hong Kong version, Chinese actress Ling Fan has the main actress role. This movie is also known under the name "อภินิหารดาบทองคำ" or “Hooded Swordsman”.

ดาบคู่สะท้านโลกันต์
ดาบคู่สะท้านโลกันต์

Year: 1970

Thai title: ดาบคู่สะท้านโลกันต์
English title: The Devilish Killer

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Chaiya Suriyun
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat

Devilish killer can defeat 15 men in a single combat thanks to his iron hands, strong kick and powerful nine ring golden blade. He requests a thunderbolt sword to a clan leader. The clan leader refuses as it is the Clan sacred sword. He sends his two sons Chi Wen (Chaiya Suriyun) and Chi Wu away with the sword. The devilish killer defeats the clan leader and its men. He is now looking after Chi Wen and Chi Wu. Chi Wen is also defeated but the godly beggar helps him to escape death and to flee. Chi Wu is also defeated but gets help from a mysterious blind fighter. Chi Wen is taught by the godly beggar how to better fight. He helps princess Ju Yen (Petchara Chaowarat) attacked by two ruffians. Love emerges between both of them. Her father has promised her to devilish killer. Aware of Chi Wen, the father makes him pass difficult but successful tests. He finally drugs him, disfigured him and throws him from a cliff. Chi Wen refuses to see Ju Yen again as he feels ashamed to be disfigured. Meanwhile Chi Wu meets a young lady miss Chow selling flowers in a temple. She is skilled in sword handling. Following altercation with ruffians, Chi Wu is about to be defeated by them but finally secured by his own masked brother. Chi Wen refuses to disclose his identity and trains Chi Wu to improve his skills. This time it is Chi Wu helping miss Chow in a fight against ruffians. Ju Yen also joins us as she hopes to get news of Chi Wen from Chi Wu. Chi Wu notices miss Chow has the same sword. Only twin thunderbolt blades can defeat devilish killer. Chi Wen takes the two swords in order to train himself. Chi Wu, miss Chow and Ju Yen defy the devilish killer. Will Chi Wen join them on time? They are finally defeated despite using tricks such as armor or water to extinguish fire bombs. Chi Wen arrives on time to defeat the devilish killer thanks to the twin thunderbolt blades. They are finally all safe and Chi Wen's face is restored thanks to his master. This Taiwanese movie 活閻王 was supposed to feature Thai famous actor Mitr Chaibancha but following his sudden death in 1970, he was finally replaced by Chaiya Suriyun. Mitr Chaibancha went to Hong Kong to play in three Wuxia films in his last year. But only "Flyer and Magic Sword" was completed. "Sword of Emei", "The Tiger and the Dragon" and “The Devilish Killer” were finished with other leading actor. This movie is also called " L'uomo della grande muraglia" overseas.

ลำพู
ลำพู

Year: 1970

Thai title: ลำพู
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Cherd Songsri

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Choomporn Theppitak,Sawin Sawangrat,Lor Tok,Daonoi Duangjai,Songthong
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Prim Praphaporn

ลำพู is a Thai movie released in year 1970. 1h23mn is left so only three reels. Normally movies in decade 1960s~1970s often last two hours minimum. The picture is still colorful. The reels left are in 16mm format so the movie is mute as such format requires dubbing. Famous director Cherd Songsri is behind the camera. The below summary is based on understanding as there is no sound available. Choomporn (Choomporn Theppitak) and two young ladies, including Prim, have arguments in the market with local sellers. Few comics make fun of them. Sawin (Sawin Sawangrat), influential local man, is linked to Choomporn. Choomporn sees the comics during a fair and chases one of them. Petchara (Petchara Chaowarat) is dancing and wearing a beautiful traditional costume during this fair. Prim (Prim Praphaporn) is jealous of Petchara as Sombat (Sombat Methanee) is in relationship with Petchara. A few Isan songs are featured as singer is using a Kaen (แคน). The movie quits the countryside to the seaside where Sombat and Petchara have fun singing, playing unreal music instruments and playing in the water. Prim have arguments with Petchara while she is keeping her suitcase following her trip to seaside. Prim and Petchara are sisters? While Petchara is sick following overwork, her friends take care of her. Sombat is back from abroad. Prim wishes to become the official fiancee and to replace Petchara in Sombat’s heart. She organizes Sombat’s kidnapping but it fails. She finally drugs him. Meanwhile Petchara is kidnapped by Choomporn and Sawin. A huge storm is coming. Awaken, Sombat pushes back Prim and rushes to look for Petchara. People like Sawin struggles to bring their wealth with them but finally dies in house explosion following their greedy attitude. This movie is certainly one of the first Thai catastrophe movies. The movie includes real footage of a storm, i.e. Talumphuk storm in Nakhon Sri Thammarat on 27 october 1962. The severe storm called Talumphuk (ตะลุมพุก) devastated Pak Phanang coast and Talumphuk cape. It killed 769 inhabitants. Petchara falls from a passerelle during the storm. Sombat falls also during the storm. After the storm, many corpses can be seen. Sombat is looking for Petchara anxiously. She cannot be found. Petchara's friend blames Sombat. She is finally rescued by the hospital but her face is disfigured to the big delight of Prim. Petchara thinks about suicide but her mother prevents her. Sombat is still looking for Petchara despite her parents saying she has disappeared. Recognizing her clothes on a clothesline, he knows she is hiding in her parents’ home. She refuses Sombat's love as she is now ugly. Sombat promises to take care and to pay for hospital bills regarding facial surgery. Prim hires Choomporn, promising sweet rewards, to pour acid on Petchara’s face while she is recovering at hospital. He does so but does it on the wrong person! At a big party, Sombat is accompanied by Petchara back to her full beauty causing Prim’s wrath. The movie stops here.




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