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Year 1971

คนึงหา
คนึงหา

Year: 1971

Thai title: คนึงหา
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Daonoi Duangjai,Choomporn Theppitak
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Khomapat Attaya,Prim Praphaporn,Metta Roongrat

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Pum (Mitr Chaibancha) loves Deuan Chai but his parents want him to marry Prakai Fa (Khomapat Attaya), a young lady he doesn't love. Mitr consults his lawyer Pattai (Prachuap Ruekyamdee) and they set up a plan. As Deuan Chan is still studying in Japan for 8 months, they need to find a fake lady to convince the aunt (คุณหญิง) that Pum is already married to Deuan Chai and to cancel engagement with Prakai Fa. A job advertising is posted. Yai (Pissamai Wilaisak)(นางหนู), old style young lady, answers to it. Daonoi Duangjai is playing funny character as usual. The aunt is very direct (ปากร้ายใจดี). As wife and husband, Pum and Yai need to share the same room so it causes some issues. Pum's mother doesn't like Yai and wishes to cancel Pum and Deuan Chan's marriage. The mother tries to add jealousy between Pum and Yai by pretending Yai and Pattai are close together. Sathi (Metta Roongrat), close friend with Pum, has a fiance called Pirapee. Prakai Fa arrives and is shocked to discover Deuan Chan as she is supposed to get engaged with Pum. Pum is very jealous regarding Yai. It seems Yai has also a fiance (กุมาร) called Prasan (Choomporn Theppitak). In fact Yai, real name Ranaree, is coming from Songkhla and is also coming from a rich family. Her brother is Pirapee. She has to follow her parents' decision (ต้องทำตามคำสั่งของพ่อ). This movie features the last sequence in Mitr Chaibancha's life. Real Deuan Chan (Prim Praphaporn) is back so Yai prefers to leave. Pum has to disclose the truth to his aunt. The last sequence of the movie is using a replacement of the main actor as Mitr Chaibancha was already dead. Finally the movie ends happily with Pum and Yai staying together.

วันที่เราจะพรากจากกัน
วันที่เราจะพรากจากกัน

Year: 1971

Thai title: วันที่เราจะพรากจากกัน
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Sithao Petcharoen,Songthong,Sawin Sawangrat,Sukon Koewliam,Chana Sriubon,Ruj Ronnapop
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Naowarat Watchara,Sopha Sataporn,Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng

ไม่มีวันที่เราจะพรากจากกัน (There is no day we will split) was released in year 1971. The full movie lasts 2h27mn. The remaining film is in a poor condition. The image has no more color and is only tinted. Unfortunately the sound is distorted and barely hearable. A full movie summary is still available as some old Thai movie stars magazines can still be found nowadays. The movie remains famous for its 9 to 10 songs. A few songs are sung by Sithao Petcharoen and Songthong. One of the famous singer in this movie is กังวานไพร ลูกเพชร, a countryside singer (นักร้องลูกทุ่ง). He is acting as a couple with Naowarat Watchara in this movie. Main actors in this romantic movie are Aranya Namwong and Sombat Methanee. Interesting to see that Aranya Namwong is wearing big sunglasses that are back to fashion in decade 2010s. Other actors include Prachuap Ruekyamdee, comic actor Sukon Koewliam, Naowarat Watchara, Chana Sriubon, Sopha Sataporn, Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng, Ruj Ronnapop. Kampee (Sombat Methanee) is orphan but gets patronized by his older sister Rampoei, who is married to rich merchant Vivat. Kampee (คัมภีร์) is engaged with Rewadee (Naowarat Watchara). He goes to study abroad. When he comes back, his fiancee Rewadee is going to marry Pinjo, who was a former friend. Kampee, disappointed, causes big arguments during the wedding, gets beaten and thrown away in the water. When he wakes up, he meets for first time a young woman called Ailada (Aranya Namwong), riding a bicycle and going to help him. Surprised, he leaves rashly by taxi (คนบ้า). Kampee leaves his home as Pinjo’s father forces him to go to Sukhothai province. Rampoei wants Kampee to marry Walli, younger sister of Vivat. Kampee meets Ailada again in Phitsanulok train station and they argue again. Kampee shall be the head of forest guards in district Huay Krai. Kampee is welcomed by Plang (Prachuap Ruekyamdee), his assistant. Ailada is Plang‘s daughter! Kamnan Preuang (Sawin Sawangrat) is doing illegal business in the forest by cutting trees. Plaew, son of Kamnan Preuang, loves Ailada since they are kids. Plang and Kampee have a plan to stop those illegal activities. Having learnt this, Ailada informs Preuang. So Kampee's plan fails. Aware that Ailada is the one who disclosed the plan, Kampee has arguments with her but Ailada finally understands and recognises her mistake. Love starts to emerge. Walli is coming to visit Kampee. To get rid of Walli, Kampee claims he is already engaged with Ailada so she has mischievous behavior with Kampee! Kamnan Preuang and Plaew get agreement with Pinjo to use Rewadee to ease Kampee. Pinjo wishes to kill Kampee as he cannot stand to have Rewadee close to Kampee. It is discovered that Plaew is the real son of Plang and not Preuang. Plaew and Ailanda are then brother and sister! Plaew and Ailanda are looking for Kampee knowing he is endangered by Pinjo’s plans to kill him. A thunderstorm happens. Kampee and Ailanda take refuge in a cave. A snake is threatening them. Plaew and Rewadee take refuge in a cave also. Pinjo misunderstands Plaew’s intention to help Rewadee. He finally falls in the river and dies. Back from the forest, learning that Kampee and Ailanda plan to marry, Rewadee still tries to get back Kampee and simulates to have spent the night with him. It causes Ailanda’s ire, who then flees away. Rewadee apologizes but it is too late. Ailanda is gone and Kampee is back to Bangkok. Kampee indulges in alcohol and finally accept his sister’s proposal to marry Walli. Rewadee is pregnant with Plaew. As Ailanda is back to district Huay Krai, Plaew decides to stop Kampee’s wedding with Walli to ensure Kampee can marry Ailanda! Plaew lies that Kampee made a young lady pregnant in district Huay Krai so he needs to assume. Finally Kampee and Ailanda are reunited.

แม่ศรีไพร
แม่ศรีไพร

Year: 1971

Thai title: แม่ศรีไพร
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Wichit Khunawut

Main actor: Nard Poowanai,Sahat Piempongsan,Songthong,Sithao Petcharoen
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Metta Roongrat

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Celebration of the wedding day between Chan (Sahat Piempongsan), District Chief Officer (นายอำเภอ), and Konthong (Petchara Chaowarat) is ongoing but on nuptial night, the husband is drunk. Konthong is then kidnapped and transported on an elephant into the mountains. She is no idea why she has been kidnapped as her abductor refuses to disclose the truth (แล้วก็รู้เอง). The abductor is called Inton (Nard Poowanai). Aratae (Metta Roongrat) is taking care of Konthong (ผู้หญิงไทยดื้อ). Hillside villagers (คนดง, คนป่า) are very cheerful to Konthong. Inton is called father (พ่อ) as he takes care of the village. Chan is on the way to get back his wife using jeep to go through the mountains and being accompanied with a bunch of ruffians. The kidnapping is in fact Inton's revenge over Chan. Inton, Chan and Taptim were children who shared friendship during childhood. On Inton and Taptim's wedding day, Chan takes advantage that Inton is drunk to rape Taptim as he was jealous Taptim didn't marry him. Willing to kill Chan with a gun, Inton argues with Taptim and a lost bullet kills Taptim. Inton has to flee in the mountains. Inton finally doesn't rape Konthong (เห็นกับตาของจะเสียได้อย่างไร) as he has pity on her and proposes to send her back. How can Konthong go back? Who will believe she is still pure? She acknowledges she doesn't love Chan. So a romance starts between Inton and Konthong. One of the villagers, Tasuey, is chased by Inton from the village following a rape on a girl refusing to love him and her fiance’s murder. The stranded villager meets Chan and his ruffians. He decides to lead them to the village to take his revenge on Inton. The movie features alternate sequences of fun, romance and sequences of the ruffians approaching the mountain village. It is a very long movie 2h54 released by company Phanmitr, who used the latest film reels available. The image is very damaged, red and green color with many vertical lines (เส้นฝนตกมาก) but still a pleasure to watch Petchara Chaowarat. To avoid endangering the villagers, Inton decides to flee temporary before Chan and his ruffians led by Tasuey reach the village. Konthong is following up. Aratae loves secretly Inton. Villagers refuse to disclose where Inton and Konthong are hiding. Chan uses persuasion to convince Aratae to tell the truth. If Chan gets back Konthong, his wife, then Aratae can get Inton, her secret love, back. Chan gets Aratae's virginity (ความสาว) as Inton gets his wife also. The ruffians chase Inton and Konthong inside the deep forest (ป่าลึก). As Konthong catches malaria and they run out of food, Inton has no other choice but surrender to Chan. Chan thinks of shooting Inton like a dog but finally changes his mind reminding their former friendship. He even forgives him (ให้อภัย) but Konthong shall stay with him. While Inton is going to the village with the mountain villagers, Konthong lies she is already pregnant so asks Chan to release her so her child can stay with her real father. While Inton and Konthong can have happiness together, Aratae has no choice but to stay with Chan (คนที่แพ้ต้องอยู่ด้วยกัน). A dozen of songs are performed including by famous singer Songthong, singers สมัย อ่อนวงศ์ and กิ่งดาว จันทร์สวัสดิ์. A funny comic encounter happens between comic actors Songthong and Sithao Petcharoen. Movie แม่ศรีไพร by famous director Wichit Khunawut was released in year 1971. It was adapted as Thai TV serie in 2010. It is the first played by Nard Poowanai. Mitr Chaibancha should have been the main actor but his accidental death prevented this.

ลำดวน
ลำดวน

Year: 1971

Thai title: ลำดวน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Songthong,Pipop Pupinyo,Choomporn Theppitak,Sukon Koewliam
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Namgneun Boonnak

ลำดวน is a Thai movie released in year 1971 with Sombat Methanee and Petchara Chaowarat. The whole movie is 2h30mn long and features 7 songs. A 41mn sequence is still available online. This movie was lost in Thailand but a final copy was finally discovered in year 2013 in the house of a former outdoor projectionist. The below summary is based on the 41mn sequence. It is in 16mm format so there is no sound as such format requires live dubbing. Songthong is a temple boy. He is going to Bangkok to find a work and to sell newspapers on the street. Pipop Pupinyo is playing the father (he hasn’t yet a shaved head, which will be his recognizable trademark in following movies). The mother is played by Namgneun Boonnak. First one hour is about the parents life. Namgneun Boonnak is sick and Sukon Koewliam takes care of her. Twenty years have passed. Lamduan (Petchara Chaowarat) and Thongdee (Sombat Methanee) meet in a garden. Thongdee is a temple boy also. Thongdee is singing to declare his love to Lamduan. Lamduan is seeing ghosts, i.e. her mother (วิญญาณแม่) and then herself. Thongdee is punching Choomporn Theppitak as he is harassing young ladies. Finally Lamduan is sent to a Buddhist temple to expel ghosts. After discussion with the abbot, she leaves the area and goes with Thongdee in order to start a new life.

จำปาทอง
จำปาทอง

Year: 1971

Thai title: จำปาทอง
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Chat Mongkolchai
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Wassana Chalakorn

A mother talks to her son Virathep (วีระเทพ) (Mitr Chaibancha). She tries to convince him to marry a young woman called Soraya (โสรยา) (Wassana Chalakorn) coming from a rich family also. Virathep is reluctant and flees from the house. Virathep is a former art student graduated in painting. Having a sip in a bar with a friend, Virathep helps a man (Chat Mongkolchai) beaten by a few ruffians as he was protecting a mother and his daughter. Virathep is welcomed in the mother's house. Virathep's mother is upset that he left the house. Around the forest near the house some tree nymphs (น้างไม้) wearing traditional Thai dresses and living in trees. While painting, Virathep hears Aranya (จำปาทอง) singing so he asks to do her portrait. Virathep’s mother is still pushing him to marry. The original film is mute as it is in 16mm format but some songs can still be heard a bit as those parts were recorded in 35mm format. Virathep goes back to Bangkok and misses Aranya. They pray and go back to the past during Ayuthaya period. They loved each other but Virathep was killed during a fight with Burmese soldiers. Learning Virathep's death, Aranya died on the spot and her spirit (วิญญาณ) became a tree nymph. Will their love be successful this time? The mother and the girl fiancee to Virathep meet Aranya. Issues happens between them. The fiancee follows Aranya up to the forest but Aranya chases her away by making her clothes fly away. The fiancee realizes she is a ghost. As usual there are second comic relief roles in Mitr Chaibancha's 1960 movies. The mother and fiancee hire an expert (อาจารย์) to chase Aranya away. They put some magic cloth (ยันต์) on her tree to prevent her to enter it again. Aranya becomes invisible and plays tricks to the mother and fiancee. Afraid, the mother orders to cut all trees near Aranya's refuge. Meanwhile Virathep gets from another magic expert a potion. A fight erupts as Virathep tries to prevent ruffians to cut trees. Invisible tree nymphs help him as ruffians are numerous. After pouring the sacred water on Aranya, she becomes visible again. Aranya is now a human being also. First the mother rejects this union as she has a promise to fulfill with the fiancee's mother. But finally their love will win. The movie is 1h32mn left only as the last movie reel is missing. When Mitr Chaibancha came back from Hong Kong on 05 Oct 1970, a few sequences (when wearing old Ayuthaya soldier clothes) for this movie were filmed on the 06 October. Mitr Chaibancha died during an accident on 07 Oct during movie Insee Thong shooting.

มนต์รักชาวไร่
มนต์รักชาวไร่

Year: 1971

Thai title: มนต์รักชาวไร่
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Phirapon Piyawan
Main actress: Aranya Namwong

This folk-music movie is similar to "mon rak luuk thung". It features 13 folk or "LUUK THUNG" songs. It is about love stories between feminine villagers and men working from outside the village. Some villager men don't agree that outsiders take interest into local ladies.

เพลงสวรรค์นางไพร
เพลงสวรรค์นางไพร

Year: 1971

Thai title: เพลงสวรรค์นางไพร
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sawin Sawangrat,Choomporn Theppitak,Anucha Ratanaman,Krai Kanchit,Noppadol Duangporn,Sompong Phonmitr
Main actress: Pawana Chanajit,Khomapat Attaya

Following huge success of movie "Mon Rak Luk Tung" (มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง) in 1970, many song movies were released to catch up with this trend. Such movies include songs, a bit of action, romance and humor. Thai movie เพลงสวรรค์นางไพร is one of them and was released in year 1971. It features nine songs. Director is พิชิต มีชัย. This movie was a lost movie in Thailand. In year 2013, a last copy was found in a Thai temple in the North of Thailand. Only three reels of the movie are left, so around 1h30mn. Unfortunately the film reels were in bad condition due to water soaking, so only 18mn are usable. It is in 16mm format so there is no sound as such format requires dubbing. No songs are left. No movie poster is left. A movie partial summary is still available. Sombat Methanee is Waiwai, working as forest guard. Pawana Chanajit is SaenGneun. Others actors include Sawin Sawangrat, Choomporn Theppitak, Anucha Ratanaman, Krai Kanchit, Khomapat Attaya, countryside folk singers (นักร้องลูกทุ่ง) such as Noppadol Duangporn. Action takes place in a village. Ruffians are terrorizing and aggressing local ladies. A spirits doctor is coming to the village. A ghost appears to the villagers during an assembly. Romance is happening between Waiwai and SaenGneun. A small sequence shows Sombat Methanee punching ruffians. The remaining sequences are not enough to understand the movie.

น้องนางบ้านนา
น้องนางบ้านนา

Year: 1971

Thai title: น้องนางบ้านนา
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Chaiya Suriyun,Chat Mongkolchai,Choomporn Theppitak,Op Boonthit,Anucha Ratanaman,Sawin Sawangrat,Sompong Phonmitr
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Wassana Chalakorn,Chosri Misommon,Khomapat Attaya

Thai movie น้องนางบ้านนา is a Thai movie released in year 1971. It features Chaiya Suriyun as main actor and Aranya Namwong 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 Chaiya Suriyun. The movie features nine songs but none are left. Many famous singers from beginning of 1970s decade are acting in this movie. No movie summary is available anymore. The movie is lost in Thailand but luckily an extract of 56 minutes is still left. Other actors are Chat Mongkolchai, Choomporn Theppitak, Wassana Chalakorn, Khomapat Attaya, Anucha Ratanaman, Sawin Sawangrat, Marasee (มารศรี), Sompong Phonmitr, Chosri Misommon, Op Boonthit. Without a summary and the movie being in mute state as it is in 16mm format, the story is difficult to understand. Aranya Namwong receives a letter from her fiance studying at university. Wassana Chalakorn is jealous and steals the photograph. Op Boonthit and his daughter Chosri Misommon are bar owners. Sompong is their regular customer. Choomporn Theppitak is agressed by a ruffian, who is finally an old friend. Sawin Sawangrat and Rujira (ม.ล. รุจิรา) seem to have bad plans but are spied by Choomporn and Anucha. Chaiya is back from his studies. Chaiya and Wassana Chalakorn are in a rice field having romantic talk. Khomapat Attaya is with them. Wassana Chalakorn tries to prevent Chaiya to meet Aranya. Anucha is trying to abuse Wassana Chalakorn. Heated arguments happen during a wedding colorful procession. This movie reminds of famous movie “Mon Rak Luk Thung” (มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง - 1970) as it features many songs and various couples involving romance and jealousy. Following movie “Mon Rak Luk Thung” success, many romantic song movies (หนังเพลง) were released in the following months and years trying to surf on a similar popular wave.

มนต์รักจากใจ
มนต์รักจากใจ

Year: 1971

Thai title: มนต์รักจากใจ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Chat Chaibancha,Somkuan Krajangsat,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Krai Kanchit,Lor Tok
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit

Thai movie มนต์รักจากใจ was released in year 1971. It features Chat (ชัช) Chaibancha and Petchara Chaowarat as main actress. The movie is lost in Thailand but a five seconds sequence remains to be seen. Actors featured are Lor Tok, Prachuap Ruekyamdee, Krai Kanchit, Somkuan Krajangsat, Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit and many country folk singers ศรีไพร, บุปผา, ศรคีรี, บรรจบ, ไพรวัลย์, พรไพร, รุ่งระวี, วิภารัตน์. Rangsi (รังสี ทัศนพยัคฆ์) was the director and producer. Rangsi wanted to do a new movie similar to Mon Rak Luuk Thung and with same actors. As Mitr Chaibancha died earlier so he hired one relative of Mitr! 20 songs are featured! The movie was not successful as people compared with the version with Mitr Chaibancha.

จงอางผยอง
จงอางผยอง

Year: 1971

Thai title: จงอางผยอง
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Songthong
Main actress: Suthisa Putnuch,Juree Osiri

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A Thai Chinese community is celebrating Chinese New Year (ตรุษจีน) though dances (รำ) and songs. Even Songthong is singing a few songs before being killed as suddenly the village is attacked. Hin is the leader of the pirates (โจร) who attack the village. Many villagers are captured or killed. Four children, two boys (Phet, Chiang Ho) and two girls (Kae, Lilin), promise to revenge their parents and punish Hin. The kids get separated. Fifteen years have passed. Seua and Kae love each other but their love is endangered as it is discovered Seua is Koeb's son. Koeb has cut Kae's mother arm during the village attack fifteen years ago. Their love becomes impossible. Back home Kae finds her mother dead. Chiang Ho and Lilin are back from China and ready for revenge. They meet Kae and look for Phet, the last friend. Phet has been raised by Hin and is called Praew. Hin, following the fall of Ayutthaya, has become lord of the province. The three friends attack directly Hin's fort but are defeated as Phet supports Hin, the pirate leader, and is now a traitor (ทรยศ). The two girls are captured as Seua also betrays Kae. Seua is the one who killed Kae's mother. Phet had to lie and simulates as he is an Ayuthaya soldier (งานของแผ่นดิน). He loves the king and the kingdom. Hin is making an alliance with Burma to sell canons (โจรขายชาติ). Phet's double game is disclosed. He is captured by Hin and his fingers are broken to prevent any fighting. Hopefully Chiang Ho can help and they flee from the fort. Lin takes care (รักษาพยาบาล) of Phet. They ask support from their old teacher but he refuses to believe that Hin is a traitor. Finally faced to the truth he decides to help. Surpassing the pain, Phet fights for the kingdom (ช่วยแผ่นดิน). Elephants are used to defeat Hin’s soldiers. Despite being outnumbered, the fierce Siamese soldiers succeed to defeat the traitors and Burmese soldiers in order to save the King. Many sword fights and kung fu / Thai boxing fights typical from 1970s Hong Kong movies are featured. The King’s face cannot be seen but Thai royal music is played to indicate his presence. This movie is really typical from years 1970s when patriotic movies were shot due to the communist threats at the Thai borders. The movie features two Hong Kong movies stars. It takes two years to shoot the complete movie. It was an expensive movie to make as real soldiers were used, a fort has to be built along a mountain and then destroyed by explosives.

ยอดต่อยอด
ยอดต่อยอด

Year: 1971

Thai title: ยอดต่อยอด
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Choomporn Theppitak,Sawin Sawangrat,Sukon Koewliam,Krai Kanchit
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Kaenjai Meenakanit

Thai movie ยอดต่อยอด was released in year 1971. This movie was released after Mitr Chaibancha’s death. It is a lost movie and only a long trailer, i.e 10mn30s, is left to see. It is in fact a trailer made of remaining parts of the movie 16mm reels. It shows some highlights of the movie. It is one of the last movie released with Mitr Chaibancha and Petchara Chaowarat. The last one was กังหันสวาท in 1974. It features other famous Thai actors / Thai actresses as second roles such as Choomporn Theppitak, Sawin Sawangrat, Kaenjai Meenakanit, Sukon Koewliam, Krai Kanchit. It is difficult to understand the movie as the remaining trailer is a patch of sequences. A masked justiciary is a woman. It looks like Mitr Chaibancha is a cop. Many fist fights, grenade explosions, gun shootings, sexy ladies are featured. The movie includes 3 songs in 35mm as only 35mm format allows having synchronisation of image and sound.

ยมบาลเจ้าขา
ยมบาลเจ้าขา

Year: 1971

Thai title: ยมบาลเจ้าขา
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sawin Sawangrat,Lor Tok,Sithao Petcharoen,Kwanchai Suriya,Daonoi Duangjai
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Malalin Bonnak,Charuwan Sawirayong

ยมบาลเจ้าขา (1971) is a Thai movie, which was never released in any format (VHS, VCD, DVD). An extract of 54mn can still be seen despite the whole remaining footage is around 1h40mn. It is a 16mm movie so no original sound is available as such movies were dubbed. There is no more poster available. ยมบาลเจ้าขา is a horror movie with a comic twist. Most former Thai horror movies have more comedy than real horror (หนังผีตลก). While her husband is away, Petchara Chaowarat is aggressed and raped by Sawin Sawangrat so she gets suicide. Daonoi (ดาวน้อย ดวงใหญ่), Sithao, Lor Tok are playing comic characters. They are aware Petchara is dead. Two other veteran actresses are involved in this movie, i.e. Malalin Bonnak (มาลาริน บุนนาค) and Charuwan Sawirayong (จารุวรรณ สวีรวงศ์), spouse of Mitr Chaibancha. It was her first movie. Charuwan Sawirayong was married to Mitr Chaibancha from 1959 to 1963. The movie scenario is a bit similar to Mae Nak story. All know Petchara has died except her own husband Kwanchai Suriya. Kwanchai Suriya (ขวัญชัย สุริยา) is a new actor and part of the numerous tentatives to find a proper candidate to replace superstar Mitr Chaibancha, who unfortunately died in year 1970. Kwanchai Suriya was quite shy when acting so he only played 2 movies as main actor and then only secondary roles. When Kwanchai realizes his wife is now a ghost (รู้เป็นผี) so he flees from his home but Petchara is still looking for him. Sawin is back from Bangkok with a man and they do visit a cemetery with a spirit doctor (หมอผี). It is a fiasco. Meanwhile Kwanchai and his friends also hire a spirit doctor. As Petchara ghost refuses to be born again, it is imprisoned in an earth clay pot. Many spirit doctors (หมอผีแขก, หมอผีจีน, หมอผีไทย) intervene but fail to control the ghost. Following all the deaths, Kwanchai agrees to go with Petchara ghost to stop the killings. He gets estranged and both go to hell judgment. The hell king refuses to accept Kwanchai as it is not his time to die yet. Before leaving, the Hell King shows him around. It features two songs in the Hell Kingdom. Through a touching song, Petchara tries to convince the Hell guardian but to no avail. Finally Kwanchai is sent back to earth but all his friends believe he is a ghost too! The movie ends with Kwanchai convincing them that he is still alive. The movie features a total of three songs.

ลูกยอด
ลูกยอด

Year: 1971

Thai title: ลูกยอด
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Sithao Petcharoen,Choomporn Theppitak,Boo Wibunnan,Pisarn Akraseranee,Preuhat Boonlong,Sukon Koewliam,Krai Kanchit
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Wassana Chalakorn,Sopha Sataporn

Thai movie 'Luk Yot' (ลูกยอด) was released in year 1971 and features Thai film superstars Krung Srivilai and Petchara Chaowara. It was Krung Srivilai's first movie. Krung was 4 years younger than Petchara so from being the younger sister (น้อง) with Mitr, Petchara becomes the older sister (พี่)! After Mitr Chaibancha’s tragic death in year 1970, the Thai cinema needed new faces, new main actors to replace the void caused by Mitr’s premature death. Only a two minutes trailer is remaining as the movie is lost in Thailand. A full movie summary is still available as some old Thai movie stars magazines can still be found nowadays. Various sequences can be seen during those two late minutes : Sithao Petcharoen paddling a small boat on a river and watching young ladies, shootings. Other actors / actresses include Pisarn Akraseranee, Choomporn Theppitak, Boo Wibunnan, Wassana Chalakorn, Sopha Sataporn, Preuhat Boonlong,Sukon Koewliam. 7 songs are featured in 35mm format.

ตัดเหลี่ยมเพชร
ตัดเหลี่ยมเพชร

Year: 1971

Thai title: ตัดเหลี่ยมเพชร
English title: Great Friday

Rating: 3/5
Director: Chalong Pukdeewichit

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Phairoj Jaising,Pipop Pupinyo,Robert Mitchum,Kecha Plianvithee
Main actress: Pawana Chanajit,Mayurachath Muarnprasitivej,Olivia Hussey

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Two CIA agent are slain in Pattaya by a mysterious scarface man. A CIA top management meeting is organised in Washington. A nuclear missile called Alpha has been stolen. Suspects are a communist terrorist group called Fuji and led by a Cambodian General named Keng, the KGB and an influential Thai businessman called Koo. All of them are implicated in this Alpha project. Another American agent called Reddy is flying from Hong Kong to find the missile hidden somewhere in Thailand. Reddy tries to meet Koo’s daughter, Erica. Reddy and Erica had a former romantic relation and still love each other after 4 years of separation. Zee (Krung Srivilai) is like a son for Koo and also his favorite henchman. Zee loves Erica also. He doesn’t trust Reddy and believes he is a undercover CIA agent. Two secret agents of Thailand are also supporting Reddy in his quest. Koo's mistress is played by Pawana Chanajit, the Pearl of Asia. She is in fact working for Fuji group. Koo doesn't want his daughter to see Reddy. An impressive car chasing and shootings takes place during Chiang Mai Songkran festival between Ruddy, Erica and Fuji members. Reddy is captured while entering Koo’s house. Erica helps Reddy to flee as he has been drugged. Reddy finally finds the missile after multiple fighting scenes against Fuji group and against Zee. Zee really loved Erica as he sacrifices his own life to avoid her being shot by Fuji members. This movie is fully packed with actions sequences such as train collision, boat chase, shooting, car chase, helicopter gunned down... The movie includes multiple treacheries and double agents. It is nice to see so many Thai actors in this international Hong Kong / Thai movie. Two international stars Robert Mitchum and Olivia Hussey brought more international exposure to this movie. In 1970s Krung Srivilai always played the good guy but in this international production, he is playing well the bad guy. The English dubbing is quite weird but the movie has really a nice budget. This movie is a Bangkok film production. It is available in Thailand as “ตัดเหลี่ยมเพช” and in Hong Kong on VCD format under the title "H-Bomb".

ข้าชื่อจ่าแผน
ข้าชื่อจ่าแผน

Year: 1971

Thai title: ข้าชื่อจ่าแผน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Chanee Yotchai,Sor Asanajinda,Krai Kanchit,Man Teeraphol
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Chadaporn Wachirapranee,Kaenjai Meenakanit

Thai movie ข้าชื่อจ่าแผน was released in year 1971. It features Sombat Methanee as main actor and Aranya Namwong as main actress. It is a movie in 16mm format so it is in mute state as such format requests live dubbing. The movie is lost in Thailand but a remaining sequence of 1h35mn is still available. Hill tribe Chanee Yotchai is holding a machine gun. Chadaporn Wachirapranee is found kissing Chanee by Sombat so Chanee gets punched and Chadaporn gets scolded. Sor Asanajinda stops them. Hill tribe Krai Kanchit sets side with Chanee. Chadaporn tries to seduce Sor but to no avail. Chanee promises to revenge over Sombat. Aranya is a hill tribe young lady. Chanee and his men embuscade Sombat and Sor but they are pushed back. Chanee becomes the new village leader following a putsch. An army helicopter lands and heavy fighting happens with Chanee's men. Sombat and two friends are kidnapped by a group of village women led by Aranya, who use them as their “toys”. General actor Man Teeraphol is leading the soldiers. As the ladies throw their clothes away, the three men have to wear Tarzan clothes. The ladies end up in bikini also. Fighting happens with ruffians. They try to release the village leader but without success. One of Sombat’s friends loses his girlfriend, being raped and killed by ruffians. Kaenjai Meenakanit is the real leader of the ruffians. She likes Sombat. Sombat has to be very careful as Chanee knows who he is. One of Sombat’s friend disguises himself into a weird Chinese master. Aranya and her girls are captured while trying to meet Sombat. Krai changes side. Final heavy fightings happen. Krai and Chanee shot each other. Chadaporn, who holds a timer bomb, throws herself on Kaenjai as she understands she has been dumped by Chanee and Kaenjai.

พี่น้องตระกูลอึด
พี่น้องตระกูลอึด

Year: 1971

Thai title: พี่น้องตระกูลอึด
English title: Duel of Fists

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: David Chiang,Ti Lung
Main actress: Pawana Chanajit

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Thai movie พี่น้องตระกูลอึด was released in year 1971 and lasts 1h42mn. It is a Shaw Brothers movie. Duel of Fists / 拳擊 movie, a Thai HK co production involving the Pearl of Asia, i.e. Pawana Chanajit. In Hong Kong, Fan Ko's father dies. Before dying, he asks his son to go to Thailand to find his half lost brother Boonlot. He should have a special tattoo on the shoulder and be a Thai boxing fighter. Fan Ko (David Chiang) meets young Thai lady Pawana Chanajit during Songkran festival in Bangkok and she helps him to search after his lost brother. Boonlot (Ti Lung) is a strong fighter but he refuses to join ruffians to play fake matches (ไม่ใช่นักพนัน). Fan Ko assists to a boxing match, where strong fighter Djung Pao kills his opponent with bare hands. Two fighters have died before. Fan Ko intervenes believing the dead fighter is his brother. He then meets Boonlot, who appreciate his skills (ฝีมือไม่เบา). Once again Boonlot refuses to bend to the ruffians. His next match is against Djung Pao. Boonlot bets all his money on his win as he needs to cure his mother (ผ่าตัด). Some sequences in Bangkok allows seeing Wat Po, Wat Benchamabophit. Boonlot's girlfriend is worried that he will die. Fan Ko meets the ruffians as he is still looking for a fighter with a tattoo. The ruffians understand Boonlot and Fan Ko are brothers. Following a very difficult match, Boonlot finally defeats Djung Pao. The two brothers are reunited. Meanwhile a relative of a former Thai boxer killed by Djung Pao, strangles him. The ruffians' leader kills the relative and wants to force Boonlot to replace Djung Pao. As he refuses, Kung Fu fightings happen between Boonlot, Fan Ko and the ruffians. Their leader is much stronger than Djung Pao...

สุภาพบุรุษเสือใบ
สุภาพบุรุษเสือใบ

Year: 1971

Thai title: สุภาพบุรุษเสือใบ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Kanchit Kwanpracha,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Sithao Petcharoen,Pipop Pupinyo
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Metta Roongrat

Wan is going to study to Bangkok. Nui and Yot are his friends. The war with Japan happens. A group, led by a Japanese sergeant, opens a torture camp to interrogate pretended traitors and weapons robbers. Some innocent villagers are arrested including Wan's father. Wan is back and is now a soldier. Wan meets Tawisak, a Thai working for Japanese soldiers and delivering water to them. He is seen as a traitor by Wan and Yot. Wan has issues with a Japanese soldier as he is arrogant so he needs to flee. Wan meets teacher Raiwan (Petchara Chaowarat), who is teaching adults in order for them to know how to read. They all agree to do resist to Japanese occupants. How to help those captured by the Japanese soldiers? Wan joins a group of workers building the railway to Burma. He has issues with the Thai guards, led by Sing, working for the Japanese soldiers (คนไทยทรยศ). He is imprisoned with his father. Meanwhile his friends are acting to free them while Japanese soldiers and Thai traitors are having food and alcohol. Tawisak is playing double game. They flee successfully. Wan decides to become Seua Bai (โจร), a ruffian, in order to fight again the Japanese invaders and the Thai traitors. They steal weapons from Japanese army and start resistance. Nong and her brother miss their father so quit the group. They are captured by another group of ruffians. Wan defeats their leader in one to one fight. Wan misses the teacher Raiwan. He is upset as living as a ruffian he cannot have a real love story with the teacher Raiwan but he does it for the country (เสรีไทย). They plan to disrupt the railway to Burma. Teacher Raiwan and Tawisak participate but are uncovered by a Japanese group led by Sing. Through an ambush, Tawisak is freed but Wan's father dies while protecting his son. Wan's team attacks the Japanese camp and releases Raiwan. As promised to his father, Wan stops to be a robber and surrenders to police (มอบตัว). Teacher Raiwan will be his guarantee. It is a typical action movie from 1960s-1970s with some nationalist and patriotic savor. It is a 2h15mn movie and the image quality is quite red tinted color and damaged. This movie is based on the life of Mr. Bai Sa-ad-dee (นายใบ สะอาดดี), who was one of the most famous Thai robbers in 1940s. His name was Seua Bai (เสือใบ). Other movie remakes on Seua Bai were done in 1984 and in 1998.

เขยตีนโต
เขยตีนโต

Year: 1971

Thai title: เขยตีนโต
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Adul Dulyarat

Main actor: Kanchit Kwanpracha,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Lor Tok,Somkuan Krajangsat,Sukon Koewliam,Adul Dulyarat,Somchai Samipak
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Orasa Isarangkul,Prim Praphaporn,Metta Roongrat,Juree Osiri,Srisala Thongtara

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Kamnan Noon (Kanchit Kwanpracha) and Krok (Prachuap Ruekyamdee) (พี่ชายต่างประเทศ) are visiting a rich people house. They are welcomed by Lomjai (Petchara Chaowarat) and Iten (Orasa Isarangkul) as domestic helper. Krok comes back after 20 years in his family. He is a lost uncle's son. The uncle has disappeared 20 years ago. Despite having a letter to prove his identity, Krok is not accepted in Thao Thong lineage (ตระกูล) by the father Lom (Somkuan Krajangsat) as Krok doesn't have big feet seen as a family sign. Other family members are Srisala Thongtara (ศรีสละ ทองธารา), Juree Osiri, Prim Praphaporn. Lomjai flees and brings Krok and Noon to meet another family member who is policeman in Chumphon province. Noon and Krok get arrested and accused of kidnapping Lomjai. Noon’s father gives guarantee to have them released from jail. Lomjai proposes to marry Noon to avoid him being sued by his father Lom. Neng, Sister of Noon, is played by Metta Roongrat. Noon helps Lomjai’s father aggressed by ruffians. A parallel romance is starting between Neng and Lomjai's brother. Lom asks for proper traditions but once Lomjai is back to Bangkok, the wedding is cancelled. Lomjai cannot exit from home. Iten tries to help her to flee but to no avail. Krok becomes India airlines manager (ผู้จัดการ) thanks to his uncle to show to Lom his worthiness. Lom rejected Krok as he didn’t want to share heritage with additional family members. Utit (Adul Dulyarat), Lom’s brother, is back after recovering his memory. Lom tried to get rid of him twenty years ago. Lom’s father (Lor Tok) asks him to surrender to police. Cornered, Lom kidnaps his own father and Lomjai. He finally gets arrested by the police. The movie ends up happily. This romantic drama comedy is based on family rivalry regarding heritage.The movie เขยตีนโต was released in year 1971 but it only lasts 1h23mn as some parts of the movie are missing so the story sometimes suddenly jumps from one sequence to another. The image is of bad quality and is not sharp but the movie has historical value as one of the first movies with Kanchit Kwanpracha replacing Mitr Chaibancha as main actor following Mitr premature tragic death. The poster mentions 7 songs (unfortunately cut and not available on the VCD) and 22 stars present in this movie.




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