Most widely held works by Dolphy
Markova, comfort gay ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Tagalog and held by 16 libraries worldwide
In this exploration of a little-known aspect of World War II in the Philippines, that of homosexual comfort gays, Walter Dempster, Jr., a.k.a Markova, watches a t.v. documentary about comfort women and remembers his own painful story and similar experiences. Sharing the spotlight with his two sons, popular film star Dolphy plays a role entirely stripped of stereotypes, revealing character and strength.
Dobol trobol [double trouble ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Tagalog and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a passionate cook named Mac who strikes up a very unlikely and riotous friendship with his happy go lucky co-worker, Arthur. As both hit the bumpy road of their misadventures, the companionship they've found might be what matters the most.
John & Marsha '86. TNT sa America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Tagalog and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Abject poverty and compounding problems lead John Puruntong (Dolphy) to leave for the United States in search for greener pastures. With his son Rolly (Rolly Quizon) in tow, the two try to pursue the American Dream. However, the grass did not at all seem greener once they got there. After being swindled by an illegal recruiter, they go into hiding to avoid getting deported. This led them to find work at a factory, which unknown to John, was one of the biggest drug rings in the States.
Da best in da West 2 da western Pulis istori ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Tagalog and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The "king of comedy" pairs up with the "king of stunts" in this "action-comedy package."
John en Marsha sa probinsya '85 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Tagalog and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Puruntong family goes to visit a sickly aunt in the country. Just as they are getting accumtomed to country life, an industrial plant opens up causing terrible pollution. John and Marsh, along with their children, lead the townsfolk in making a complaint against the plant owner. They make it their plan to save the town.
Nobody, nobody but Juan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Tagalog and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The king of Philippine comedy, Dolphy, shines in this story that shuttles between Chicago and Manila..
Hataw tatay hataw ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Tagalog and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A comedy about a simple bellboy, his adopted son, a long-lost daughter, and the woman he hopes to win.
Home alone da riber ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Tagalog and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A man, wrongly convicted, tells his wife to remarry. His children thinks he's dead, anyway. The years pass, and the real culprit is caught. Now the man is sad because he can't return to his family. Or can he?
Pulis pulis, sa ilalim ng tulay ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Tagalog and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A comedy movie of funny misfortunes that befall two city cops.
Home along da riles. [Year 3, Volume 74 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
Two television programs from the Philippines: a situation comedy and a drama.
Hong Kong holiday (1957) by Mar S Torres ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Philippine and held by 1 library worldwide
John & Marsha '86 TNT sa Amerika ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
A man and his son leave for the United States in search of greener pastures. They go into hiding to avoid getting deported and end up working in a factory controlled by drug dealers. Their wives and other family members follow.
Once upon a time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
"Our world is in danger, and only comedy king Dolphy can us!"
Haw haw de karabaw ( Visual )
in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
Aring King King ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
Home along da riles. Year Two Volume 16 ( Visual )
in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
Kisame Street ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
Home along da riles da movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
"This highly delightful film revolves around the typical misadventures of an urban poor family. Baldo (Vandolph) witnesses a gruesome crime and reports the incident to his dad Kevin (Dolphy) but ignores him. They later find themselves experience numerous misfortunes and eventually good reigned over the evil."--Container.
Daddy O! Baby O ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Tagalog and held by 0 libraries worldwide
It is a story of a little girl who tries to earn some money to look for her missing mother. The relationship between this girl and her father deepens as both work towards the goal.
Wanted perfect father Star Cinema presentation ; directed by Efren L̀oging' Jarlego ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in Tagalog and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A comedy about the supposed death of an insured individual who reappears as a nanny.
Adopted children Bellhops China--Hong Kong Comedy films Comedy films Comfort women Cooks Criminals Drama Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Filipinos Foreign films Male friendship Male prostitutes Man-woman relationships Philippines Philippines--Manila Police Television comedies Television programs United States