Thai title: ดาวพระศุกร์
Director: Somkuan Krajangsat
Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Choomporn Theppitak,Sompong Phonmitr,Sukon Koewliam
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Boosara Narumit,Chadaporn Wachirapranee,Chosri Misommon
ดาวพระศุกร์ is a Thai movie released in year 1966 and featuring main actors Mitr Chaibancha and Pissamai Wilaisak. 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. It is the movie last reel, which is lasting 21 minutes. Dao Prasuk is played by Pissamai. Sasi (Boosara Narumit) is her mum refusing to recognise as her daughter as she has a new husband. Khun Pak (คุณภาคย์) is played by Mitr. Dao Prasuk had a difficult life. Mitr has already a fiancee Rassamee (Chadaporn Wachirapranee) but he loves secretly Dao Prasuk. Uncle At opens a flowers shop for Dao Prasuk and offers an engagement ring without knowing that Dao Prasuk is his own daughter! Knowing that Dao Prasuk has a ring, Mitr gets upset and has a fight with Uncle At despite Choomporn Theppitak trying to interpose. Sasi tells the truth to At and Dao Prasuk is now also aware. Pak learns it also. Pak has an accident and finally reconciles with Dao Prasuk. The last reel is still in quite good condition and colorful. This first version of Dao Prasuk was adapted many times in cinema (Version in 1981 with Sorapong Chatree and Apaporn Kornthip, version 1995) and TV releases (พล and Monrudee Yamaphai in 1981 - this TV serie was also released in a cinematographic version - 1995 and 2003). The summary is as below. Dao Prasuk has been rejected by her mother since youth and abandoned in a hospital. She is adopted but her stepmother is cruel. Dao Prasuk is used as a slave to take care about the home and the other children. She learns that her real mother is called Sasi. One day Dao helps a boy called Kae begging in the street. It is misunderstood by her stepfather believing she has a boyfriend. Dao flees from home. Sasi (ศศิ) has a new husband and a son called Daeng. Sasi misses Dao and gets some news through the beggar called Kae. She knows Dao has fled from home. On the street Dao faces many difficulties, then she meets King Kaew (กิ่งแก้ว) a prostitute and then Arathai (อรทัย), the nurse who gave birth to her. So Dao knows now who her real mother is. Dao is finally bought as maid by Pak (ภาคย์). Pak is a good man so Dao gets education in his home, i.e. English lessons by Sasi who is a relative of Pak and music lessons by Rassamee (รัศมี), Pak's fiancee! Dao doesn’t disclose her real identity to Sasi. Dao starts to love Pak. Rassamee, aware of this, tries to get rid of her. It fails and on the opposite, it increases Pak's love over Dao. He takes care of her when she gets sick. Meanwhile older man At (อรรถ) starts to appreciate Dao a lot. He gives 100 000 baht to buy back Dao. It causes Pak's ire. Being disappointed by her real mother, her stepmother, her impossible love with Pak, Dao final accepts At's wedding proposal. In reality, At is Dao's biological father! Disappointed and fed up, Dao flees again. Pak is looking for her and has a car accident. Meanwhile At and Rassamee marry! Sasi's husband divorces as she lied to him regarding the child she had from a previous wedding. Dao settles in Ratchaburi. Pak learns about it and asks for forgiveness. They finally marry.
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