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Thuam Thoranong

Thuam Thoranong (1926-2007) - ท้วม ทรนง

Thuam Thoranong - ท้วม ทรนง
Thuam Thoranong
Thuam Thoranong was the main actor in the version of Thai movie "The scar" / แผลเก่า (1946) after WW2. He played in many Thai TV series also. He often played comic roles

This Thuam Thoranong movie page contains 14 records.


หงส์ฟ้า
หงส์ฟ้า

Year: 1985

Thai title: หงส์ฟ้า
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Apichat Halamjiak,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Sinjai Hongthai,Piathip Kumwong

A Thai man meets a poor Chinese lady called Hong Fa during a business trip, gets married and brings her back to Thailand. But his mother has high ambition and wants him to marry a Thai influent political man's daughter. So she does everything to break the relationship and also keeps their child. Hong Fa becomes a singer and is finally sent to prison after her manager tries abusing her. The wedding with the Thai influent political man's daughter is finally a failure. After 15 years, Hong Fa is released from jail. Will she be able to see her child again?

หอสาว
หอสาว

Year: 1984

Thai title: หอสาว
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Pipop Pupinyo,Doo Dook Kradon,Thuam Thoranong,Note Chernyim
Main actress: Chosri Misommon

Thai movie หอสาว was released in year 1984. The VCD lasts 1h13mn only so this version is cut or censored. All sexy scenes are removed. Choosri (Chosri Misommon) and Chat (Thuam Thoranong) are the dorm owners. Chat dislikes a young man called Sing (Note Chernyim), who visits often the young ladies in the dorm. The female dorm (หอสาว) has harsh rules to follow. Young lady Plaew needs to find fast money as she needs to support her poor parents. Doo (Doo Dook Kradon), one of the dorm guardian, is stealing bras (โรคจิต) inside the dormitory. Bantoop (Pipop Pupinyo), another dorm guardian, is forbidden by his wife to go upstairs in the dorm as she doesn’t trust him. Plaew meets a movie director, who promises to make her as a star but he is just a liar. Another dorm lady proposes her to become a model (นางแบบ) first. The men are using periscope to spy ladies in their rooms (บุญตาของเรา). Plaew becomes close friend and even lover with another lady. As Plaew is alone, Choosri's son becomes close to Plaew as she feels lonely. When the lady finds that Plaew is now having a boyfriend, arguments occur (ไม่ธรรมชาติ). A new tenant called Jarunee arrives. It is a katoey so she is fired from the dorm. Two other ladies find one sponsor to pay for their rent. Chat is getting favors from one tenant as she is used to drugs (ขอยาเธอ). It ends up badly as she dies from overdose. Sing is arrested by the Thai Police as he was the one selling drugs to the ladies in the dorm. Despite being an average film, the movie highlights some challenges faced by Thai society in decade 1980s (drugs, upcountry women coming to Bangkok, homosexuality, mistress, prostitution...). Choosri decides to stop doing dorm business (ฉันไม่ทำแล้ว) as there are only problems to manage. New actresses include คนึงนิจ นฤมล and แข ลดา. The movie’s selling argument highlighted on the poster is about 10 young daring ladies (10 สาวดาว).

หนุ่มใกล้หอ
หนุ่มใกล้หอ

Year: 1984

Thai title: หนุ่มใกล้หอ
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Lor Tok,Pipop Pupinyo,Thep Thienchai,Doo Dook Kradon,Rong Kaomulkadee,Thuam Thoranong,Note Chernyim,Pao Porapak
Main actress: Chosri Misommon

Thai movie หนุ่มใกล้หอ was released in year 1984 and it lasts 1h39mn. It is a light sexy comedy and it reminds of the Italian 1970s comedies. The dorm owner (หอสาวแม่) forbids her girls to approach men (สตรีที่ดี). She raises some orphan girls (เลี้ยงเป็นลูก). Pipop Pupinyo is used as a bodyguard to prevent intruders in the dorm. Doctor Lor Tok opens a dorm for men (หอชาย) on the opposite side! Among Lor Tok’s disciples, there are veteran actors Doo Dook Kradon, Rong Kaomulkadee, Thuam Thoranong, Note Chernyim. The mother forces Pipop and another guard to take medicine to moderate their ardor (ไม่ไว้ใจ, อารมณ์เพศ). The young men take their revenge by giving to the mother a laxative so that they can be alone with the girls. On the following night, they even cut the water to force the girls to bathe in the swimming pool. Lor Tok tries to provide special medicine (ยาพลังเพศ) to convince Pipop to join them. The mother complains all men are dirty (ลามก). As a new male joins the dorm, the guys change their tactics and use the new handsome guy (รูปหล่อ) to seduce the mother (สุภาพ, แข็งแรง). He succeeds to be invited by the mother as an additional guard when the young ladies sunbathe (สาวอาบแดด). Basically the mother is doing the opposite she was teaching to her girls. They protest against their mother (อย่าทำผิดอีกเลย)! Lor Tok insults her as a mix of madonna (แม่พระ) and witch (แม่มด). Thep Thienchai, as a toilets cleaner, is also involved. Lor Tok is arrested by the police following complaints of Chosri Misommon. Finally the young men fall in love with the ladies. Lor Tok is released from prison and is back with two disciples (ลูกศิษย์) including Pao Porapak. As the two thugs plan to kidnap some girls, the young men intervene to catch them. The ladies dorm’s owner decides to remove the fence between the male and female dorms as she recognizes that women cannot live without men. Lor Tok is finally arrested again for selling porn videos. The movie ends up with sexy sequences showing what Lor Tok has secretly filmed. Those sequences present in the 35mm film have been removed from the VCD released by Happy Time. Note Chernyim only plays in a few sequences. There was disagreement on his salary for this movie so he was replaced by Doo Dook Kradon.

นิจ
นิจ

Year: 1983

Thai title: นิจ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Sor Asanajinda,Joomjim Khemlek,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Lalana Sulawan,Sarinthip Siriwan,Marasri Bangchang

Two young people are married following their parents agreement but the man doesn't love his wife and still continue to visit his mistress. Despite all her attemps, the young lady cannot succeed to get love from her husband and left. His husband finally understands that her mistress has an awful mind and try to get her wife's love back. Is it too late?

ยอดหญิง ผู้ยิ่งใหญ่
ยอดหญิง ผู้ยิ่งใหญ่

Year: 1981

Thai title: ยอดหญิง ผู้ยิ่งใหญ่
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Yodchai Meksuwan,Kecha Plianvithee,Pipop Pupinyo,Lak Apichat,Boo Wibunnan,Thuam Thoranong,Paen Pleumsachai
Main actress: Wassana Sitthiweth,Piathip Kumwong,Duangcheewan Komolsen.Suphanee Jitthieng

Thai movie ยอดหญิง ผู้ยิ่งใหญ่ was released in year 1981. The version seen only lasts 1h05mn so too many scenes were cut making the storytelling bit weird. Boss (เจ้านาย) Bancha (Kecha Plianvithee) is trafficking weapons. Pipop Pupinyo is part of his team. A mysterious masked vigilante man, wearing black clothes, is trying to stop him. It is Nam (Sombat Methanee). A truck carrying weapons is stopped by Thai Police thanks to Nam. Nam warns Bancha but a fighting erupts with his tough guys. Nam gets help from a mysterious masked vigilante woman, wearing red clothes. Nam meets Nissa (Wassana Sitthiweth), daughter of the police head. Yot (Lak Apichat) helps Pat (Piathip Kumwong) kidnapped by ruffians. Ruffians kidnap Sia / เสี่ย Boo Wibunnan’s child and shoot him in the shoulder. Hopefully red and black masked vigilantes follow the car but get attacked by yellow masked men (องค์การสีเลือง). Two ladies Pat and Nissa (นกสองตัว) are captured by Bancha's team, who are preparing to betray Thailand. Yodchai Meksuwan and Darlin (Duangcheewan Komolsen), from Malaysia, are police members. Bancha threatens the police head to kill his daughter Nissa if their business is disrupted again. Nam simulates joining the yellow gang in order to be able to release the ladies. Nam cannot reach agreement so a one to one (ต่อสู้แบบลูกผู้ชาย) fight must happen. Police finally arrives. Pat sacrifices her life to save Nam. Lak helps to release Darlin, who is identified to be the mysterious red masked vigilante woman. All ruffians are captured or killed. The identity of the gang leader (ลืมชาติ) is then known... Other actors are เศกสิทธิ์, Suphanee Jitthieng,โดม สิงโมฬี, โกร่ง กางเกงแดง.

ตลกร้องไห้
ตลกร้องไห้

Year: 1979

Thai title: ตลกร้องไห้
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Lor Tok,Sahat Piempongsan,Sukon Koewliam,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Nipaporn Nongnuch,Malee Wetpraseri,Chosri Misommon

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Four comics have no success as their comical shows in slums or market are failures. One of them knows famous and rich comic Lor Tok and thinks to ask him to be their teacher (ครูบาอาจารย์). During one TV show, Lor Tok sees a young beautiful lady called Kloi (Nipaporn Nongnuch) singing a song related to old men attractiveness. He wants to know more about her. Lor Tok wishes to be her sponsor (ผู้อุปการะ) to help her to become famous. Lor Tok has become a capricious star (ดาราดังมาก, ลืมตัว, สร้างบารมี) believing his fame can allow him all excesses. Lor Tok rejects the four comics’ request to be their teacher and mentor. He has a wife and daughter already. His wife is unhappy as he changed a lot since being a star. Lor Tok wishes to drop everything for Kloi and promises house, car, career to her but she is afraid. His wife, fed up, considers to quit him (เลิก). Lor Tok has only Kloi in mind and refuses all movie, interview or show proposals as they are too low for a superstar like him. So he starts to alienate people around him. Lor Tok has no gratitude (ไม่มีกตัญญู) for show owners who helped him before when he was not famous (ไม่มีวันดับ). Following heavy drinking, Lor Tok has a car accident with Kloi. Lor Tok's wife flees away. His manager has to sell the house and two cars to cover the hospital expenses. He now lives with his daughter in a rented small bungalow. He keeps indulging in alcohol and had often serious pains in the chest. Finally without money, Lor Tok stops drinking and looks for show representations to pay for his daughter school fees. Nowadays people like comic groups and not anymore individual comic so he has no more success. The four guys are now a famous comic troupe in Thailand. His daughter is back with her mother. Finally Lor Tok accepts to play as a team with the four guys he denigrated before. He succeeds to regain fame (เป็นอาจารย์) and during a singing contest, Lor Tok sings a touching song regarding his life errors. At the end of the song, he dies following heart attack. On his cremation day, all his former friends including Kloi pay sincere homage to him.

มันส์เขาล่ะ
มันส์เขาล่ะ

Year: 1978

Thai title: มันส์เขาล่ะ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Lor Tok,Tawan Siriwat,Suriya Chinaphan,Phairoj Jaising,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Rong Kaomulkadee,Thep Thienchai,Somphob Benjatikul,Boo Wibunnan,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Sahat Piempongsan,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Naiyana Shewanan,Chosri Misommon,Nipaporn Nongnuch,Tharika Thidathip

Thai comedy movie มันส์เขาล่ะ was released in year 1978. The movie is lost in Thailand but a sequence of 1h03mn is left to be seen. Subdistrict headman (กำนัน) Lor Tok wishes to produce a movie with his daughters and his wife playing as actresses. His wife is played by Chosri Misommon. His daughters include Wassana (Naiyana Shewanan) and Nipaporn Nongnuch. Tawan Siriwat seems to oppose the Subdistrict headman's decision. A photo studio is managed by Prachuap Ruekyamdee and his two friends, i.e. Sayan Chantaraviboon and Rong Kaomulkadee. Prachuap and his friends convince Lor Tok to manage the movie for him. They are now looking for a main actor (พระเอก) for their movie but Fui (Sombat Methanee) is finally hired by mistake. Fui’s close friend is Thep Thienchai. Lor Tok is the movie producer so they use the money to buy a mercedes! He wishes his family to play in the movie. Somphob Benjatikul is his assistant. Fui and Wassana like each other. Boo Wibunnan is hired as movie director. They are also looking for somebody to write the story. Tawan brings them to meet Mui (Kanchit Kwanpracha) as they are looking for a ruffian (นักเลง). A ceremony for the movie launch (เลี้ยงใหญ่โต๊ะ) is organized. Fui has to sing and does it well (it is Sombat Methanee’s real voice). Thuam Thoranong as comic actor is also present. Sahat Piempongsan is used as decorator. Lor Tok always needs to protect his daughters against the young men trying to seduce them. Multiple gags happen during the shooting as Lor Tok doesn’t accept any kiss to his daughters. Phairoj Jaising is involved as actor also and a few ดาวยั่ว are joining (Tharika Thidathip). The movie shooting is a disaster. Kamnan Lor Tok is back to his village and is welcomed by Tawan Siriwat and Suriya Chinaphan singing an ironic son and teasing the Subdistrict headman. This comedy is featuring many famous comic actors from 1970s and more than 18 Thai famous actors / actresses.

น้องเมีย
น้องเมีย

Year: 1978

Thai title: น้องเมีย
English title: Sister-In-Law

Rating: 5/5
Director: ChatriChalerm Yukol

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Lalana Sulawan,Wiyada Umarin,Chosri Misommon

Four members of a family are living on a barge and carrying goods between provinces. Saeng, young man, is married to Plang. They have a young baby. Taptim is the young sister-in-law. Taptim is working hard but her elder sister is lazy. Saeng shouts after Taptim but remains silent with his wife. The barge arrives in Bangkok. Plang is fed up with her life on the boat. She is still young and wants to have fun. She sees herself having no future with Saeng. Taptim believes Plang doesn't love Saeng but married him to go away from her parents. Saeng doesn't believe Taptim. Saeng needs to sell 5000 watermelons. He only gets an offer of 20000 baht only. He refuses to sell. Plang believes she can be a country music (ลูกทุ่ง) singer. Plang meets in a hair-dresser shop a middle age gentle lady, who proposes to help her. Taptim refuses to join Plang as she is afraid to become a prostitute in Bangkok. Plang quits the barge. Saeng is shocked and finally sell the watermelons 12000 baht to have money and look for his wife in Bangkok. The trader knows that Saeng needs money urgently so he gives him a very low price (ขี้โกง). Bangkok is so big. He goes in every singing entertainment places to find her the whole day and night. Hopefully a taxi driver helps him (คนบ้านนอก). Saeng doesn't know how to read. He drinks too much and leaves his 12000 baht in a restaurant. Taptim has to take care of the baby as both parents are out in Bangkok. The taxi driver is a nice and honest guy as most of the taxi drivers come from Isan (อีสาน). Saeng sells his boat for a small amount and buys back a smaller boat. He finally finds Plang when she was ironically singing "chai dio rak dio" (ใจเดียวรักเดียว - one heart one love). Plang is performing in a drinking joint which offers live entertainment. Customers can invite singers to chat with them. Saeng and the taxi driver get beaten by the guards. The old woman introduces an old rich man to Plang. It is a financial transaction. Understanding that the man brings her to a hotel, she flees. Saeng loses his money again. Saeng stops looking for Plang having lost everything. The only money that is left is from Taptim as she forces the trader to give a higher compensation for the watermelons. Finally Saeng regrets not to have married Taptim as she has a better mood and behavior than Plang. Saeng wishes to get Taptim as new wife. It happens... When Plang decides to come back, it is too late to get back Saeng. She comes to get back her child. Nobody wishes to stay in Bangkok. They all go back to countryside. Bangkok is a symbol for poor up-country people, i.e. dream of wealth. Some people dream to get rich there but many of them come back home without money. Some countryside people arrive in Bangkok and get abused by Bangkokian people.

เจ้าชายห่อหมก
เจ้าชายห่อหมก

Year: 1974

Thai title: เจ้าชายห่อหมก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Wandee Sritrang,Khomapat Attaya,Jomchai Jarintorn,Viphavadi Triyakul,Chosri Misommon,Malee Wetpraseri,Metta Roongrat

Thai movie เจ้าชายห่อหมก (Curried fish prince) was released in year 1973. The movie is lost in Thailand but a sequence of 34 minutes remains to be seen. Chosri Misommon is playing a domestic helper. Mom Pa is waiting for her lost son, Kinarin , who has gone to study abroad but doesn’t send any news. She is getting severely sick. The father (Thuam Thoranong) and Metta Roongrat have idea to find a man with similar face to please Mom Pa. The father remembers to have seen such man (พ่อค่า) in Ayutthaya selling curried fish (ห่อหมก). His name is Cheui (Sombat Methanee). Khomapat Attaya is also playing a market merchant (แม่ค่า). Seeing her son again, Mom Pa recovers. Mom Pa wishes her son to marry Kantima (Wandee Sritrang). Kantima is upset with Cheui as he is playing too well his role and she refuses to sacrifice herself as she is part of those who paid to hire Cheui. She knows he is coming from a low background (คนจร). Real Kinarin (also played by Sombat Methanee) is back but he lost his arm due to airplane accident. Cheui is back home as his seven days contract is over. Kinarin, seeing that his mum is happy and Kantima loving Cheui, decides to go back to England to let others having happiness. The rich family still needs him so they use his mother Malee Wetpraseri to convince him again. Kinarin will go back to England and needs Cheui to replace him. Metta is going to England with Kinarin (ท่านพี่). Finally Cheui and Kantima marry. So in this romantic comedy movie actor, Sombat Methanee is playing two roles.

ฝนสามฤดู
ฝนสามฤดู

Year: 1972

Thai title: ฝนสามฤดู
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Adinan Singhiran,Tawan Siriwat,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Yaowaret Nisakorn,Wassana Chalakorn

ฝนสามฤดู is a Thai movie released in year 1972. Only a 1 minute 30 seconds sequence is left. Actors / Actresses playing in this folklore movie are Adinan Singhiran, Yaowaret Nisakorn, Wassana Chalakorn, ชัย ราชพงษ์, สมชาย ศรีภูมิ, Thuam Thoranong (ท้วม ทรนง). It was originally a TV serie. As it was popular, the episodes were shrinked in order to fit into a movie length.

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.

เกาะสวาทหาดสวรรค์
เกาะสวาทหาดสวรรค์

Year: 1969

Thai title: เกาะสวาทหาดสวรรค์
English title: Paradise Island

Rating: 3/5
Director: Prince Anusornmongkolgan

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Thuam Thoranong
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Chosri Misommon

Khun Pradeun, a playboy, loves to party. He doesn't work. His father has arguments over coconuts gardens in Ko Samui with another businessman. They bet who could work more successfully, i.e. the son, Khun Pradeun, or the daughter, Khun Tum. Tum is a modern Thai lady wishing to work and with no husband. Her mother wants to find one husband for her but she prefers to go to island Sawat to help her father. If Pradeun wins, Tum must marry him. If he loses, he shall give up his business to her. Similar to many movies at the end of 1960s decade, this movie is rythmed with songs. Pradeun and Tum meet each other on the boat to island Sawat. Pradeun doesn't know the real identity of Tum as he expects somebody called Tum (ตุ่ม - pimple) to be fat, stupid. But he only shows his arrogance and suffisance. Tum and his friends try everything to have Pradeun to go back to Bangkok but to no avail. In the midst of controversy, he falls in love with her. Meanwhile, she begins to be confused because she might be in love with him as well. Pradeun tries dumping tactic to prevent sales but his three thousands coconuts have disappeared. He then needs to sort the coconuts that are mixed on purpose with those of Tum. They decide to use ruffians (นักเลง) to intimidate each other. Despite a few KO, Pradeun is the last one to stand up. Finally he knows the true regarding Tum and slaps her face for her treacherous behavior (in many Thai movies or Thai TV series, violence over women is surprisingly a way for men to show their love). Love is stronger between both of them. He saves her life during a fire in the local school and they finally marry. It is a 2h30 long lovely emotions movie. In 1960s decade, 2 hours length was frequent for many movies. This movie was then successfully updated in 2000s decade as a Thai TV serie.

อีแตน
อีแตน

Year: 1968

Thai title: อีแตน
English title: E-tan

Rating: 5/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Sawin Sawangrat,Sukon Koewliam,Man Teeraphol,Thuam Thoranong,Lor Tok,Kokheng,Sompol Kongsuwan
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Chadaporn Wachirapranee,Yaowaret Nisakorn,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Malee Wetpraseri,Chosri Misommon

Thai movie อีแตน was released in year 1968. The movie lasts 3 hours. This movie has a very colorful image and a DVD was released by Thai film Archives in year 2014. Five songs are featured. Kalong (Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit) is married to a chief district officer. Her father is Sawin Sawangrat. She is pregnant. While chasing traffickers, the chief district officer is injured and finally dies. Before dying, he asks his mum to send Kalong to Bangkok in order to have his child raised by his father. The baby has a scar around the ear. The father has a new wife (กันฑรีย์ นาคประภา), who is upset about losing heritage, and she prepares a plan with her lover Nipon (Man Teeraphol) to get rid of Kalong and her child. Mien (Malee Wetpraseri) hears their plan, takes the baby and flees. Shocked, Kalong has a brain attack. Tam, Mien’s husband, names the baby E- tan. E-tan (Aranya Namwong) is now a grown beautiful young lady. E-tan meets Rungroj (Mitr Chaibancha) being a lawyer responsible to expel people from a slum to build a new building. E-tan, Tam (Sompol Kongsuwan) and Mien have to leave. Mien goes back to her hometown to work and to send money. Being sick, she is cheated and no money reaches E-tan and Tam. So E-tan decides to quit school in order to work. She tries to find a job as domestic helper in a rich house. But she gets issues with the owner accusing her to have stolen her necklace. She is a fighting with the daughter called Supatra. E-tan meets Phaka (Chadaporn Wachirapranee). She is a mamasan but E-tan is not aware. Tam is the old boyfriend of the mamasan Phaka so he sells E-tan for 5000 baht. Thuam Thoranong, as a customer, is severely beaten with E-Tan. Mien is back and threatens to kill Tam if E-tan is not back within seven days. As the grandfather is getting old and sick but refusing to transfer his heritage to his younger new wife, Nipon has the idea to find a 19 years old girl to pretend being the lost granddaughter. He hires E-tan from Pakha without knowing that E-tan is the real granddaughter! She is recognised by the grandfather thanks to the scar. Rungroj is engaged with Supatra (Yaowaret Nisakorn) but he doesn't love her. He thinks about the young lady beggar but doesn't realise that she is the same lady as the new granddaughter. Supatra is jealous as Rungroj spends a lot of time with E-tan as the grandfather asks him to be a teacher for her. Aware that Nipon and the mother plan to kill them once heritage has been transferred to her, E-Tan prepares a plan with her friends from the slum. A social event is organized to present E-Tan to Thai society as the official lost daughter. Nipon prepares poison for the grandfather. Mien is wishing to announce the bad plans of the new wife and Nipon but she is is killed before by Nipon. Upset by Mien’s death, E-Tan shots him with a gun without knowing that he is already dead having drunk the poison by mistake. E-Tan is accused of murder by the new wife and is sent to jail. Rungroj is the lawyer for E-tan. Tam, recognizing that E-Tan has always been good with him, relates the real story to the judge and E-Tan is spared from prison. She then can marry with Rungroj.

เงิน เงิน เงิน
เงิน เงิน เงิน

Year: 1965

Thai title: เงิน เงิน เงิน
English title: Money Money Money

Rating: 5/5
Director: Prince Anusorn Mongkolkarn

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Charin Nantanakorn,Lor Tok,Sukon Koewliam,Adul Dulyarat,Sawin Sawangrat,Daonoi Duangjai,Dokdin Kanyaman,Man Teeraphol,Ruj Ronnapop,Thuam Thoranong,Banglae
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Orasa Isarangkul,Chadaporn Wachirapranee,Mom Chan Phuangwan,Chosri Misommon,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

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The movie starts by a small introduction highlighting that everybody fights for money (เงิน เงิน เงิน). This introduction features many actors or actresses with cameo role such as Daonoi Duangjai, Dokdin Kanyaman, Man Teeraphol, Chadaporn Wachirapranee. Tu (Mitr Chaibancha) comes back to Thailand after overseas studies in USA. Tum (สุมาลี ทองหล่อ) is his sister. They are orphans. Their uncle Hirun is a creditor. Mom (Mom Chan Phuangwan) is Hirun's assistant. For Hirun, money is work and work is money. He has no feelings for his customers personal problems. Tu’s uncle wants him to take over his duty but Tu doesn't like such job bringing suffering to people (สงสาร) so that is why he has done artistic studies as it can bring happiness to people. He meets Kingkaew (Petchara Chaowarat), a vagabond. Wishing to help poor people and teased by Kingkaew, he proposes to bring the A-ram boys band (เด็กวัด) in Bangkok to play music in a nightclub. His uncle chases him away as he cancelled all debt contracts. Tum is chased also. Teacher (ครู) Rangsun (Charin Nantanakorn) will help writing songs for the band. There is a crazy lady (Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit) in Hirun's house looking for her children. Tum wonders if she is her mother or not. They arrive in Bangkok but have little money. They met a restaurant owner’s daughter (Chosri Misommon), willing to join them as a singer. Pa (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) is their house owner. They borrow 300 000 baht from Pa but Tu has to promise to marry her daughter (Orasa Isarangkul) Nataya. Pa knows that Tu is a potential rich heir. Lor Tok proposes ideas for their nightclub promotion. Tu’s concept is that art belongs to everybody. Hirun wants to be sure his nephews will fail so he hires ruffians to destroy their nightclub. The ruffians steal their money so Tu and his friends decide to serve and cook by themselves. Hirun comes on the opening day with a bunch of tough ruffians to make noise and also kidnap the performing girls. Indian actor Banglae (บังเละ) is acting as nightclub guard. Kingkaew always find solutions to problems occurring. The ruffians drunk the cook and waiters to delay orders. Hirun takes the teacher (ครู) Rangsun’s piano as he didn't pay his rent due to sickness. Adul Dulyarat is a doctor trying to save the teacher Rangsun. Hirun sends his ruffians to create a brawl in order to destroy the nightclub. Artist should be protected. The Thai King giving cinema awards inspires them not to stop fighting (ศีลปินไม่เคยตาย). By hazard, Tum and her friends have chance to release the crazy woman called Nat. Another uncle of Tu called Sompong is released from prison after twenty years. He narrates to Tu the story of his father betrayed by his own brother Hirun and who finally committed suicide. Nat is reunited with her two children, Tu and Tum. All the money of Hirun is coming from the one million baht that the father gave him to raise his children. They promise to take revenge on his 60th birthday coming soon. Hirun has to face the truth on his birthday turning to be a nightmare for him. He finally lost his whole fortune. The nightclub featuring arts becomes a huge success. This movie features 14 songs. A double DVD (3h20mn) including the 35mm movie fully restored was released by Thai Film Archives. The whole movie should even be a bit longer as the song หญ้าโลมดิน sung by Mitr and Petchara is missing. It is present on the VHS version and on a 16mm version left. Another movie version was released in year 1983. Two TV series were released in years 1997 and 2007. The producer is Prince หม่อมอุบล ยุคล. This movie includes more than 60 Thai actors, actresses and singers. Petchara got a Thai cinema reward for this movie. This movie is part of the second 25 films heritage list announced on October 4 2012, which is Thai Movies Conservation Day.




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