Florentino Ballecer

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Florentino Ballecer was a Filipino character actor and a prewar movie player who made his film debut before World War II. Ballecer is typecast in some of his films as the father or a rich man and sometimes a singer.

Born in 1889, he made 6 movies under Filippine Pictures namely: Kalapating Puti aka White Dove, Dalagang Silangan aka East Maiden, Biyaya ni Bathala aka Blessings of God, Binibini ng Palengke aka Muse of Market and Binibiro Lamang Kita.

Ballecer made also some films from Excelsior Pictures, such as Arimunding-Munding (1939), Carmelita of Parlatone Hispano-Filipino, and one movie each of studio namely: Plaridel Pictures, Diwata Pictures & Excelsior Pictures.

Later, after Japan invaded the Philippines during World War II, Ballecer moved to Lvn Pictures where he made dozens of movies, including Kuba sa Quiapo aka Hunchback in Quiapo, Pista sa Nayon aka Fiesta in the Field, Virginia, and Ang Kandidato aka The Candidate.

Filmography[edit]

  • 1935 - Sor Matilde
  • 1938 - Kalapating Puti
  • 1938 - Dalagang Silangan
  • 1938 - Biyaya ni Bathala
  • 1938 - Carmelita
  • 1939 - Namumukod na Bituin
  • 1939 - Ang Kiri
  • 1939 - Arimunding-Arimunding
  • 1940 - Prinsesa ng Kumintang
  • 1941 - Binibini ng Palengke
  • 1941 - Binibiro Lamang Kita
  • 1941 - Serenata sa Nayon
  • 1946 - Probinsiyana
  • 1947 - Pangarap ko'y Ikaw Rin
  • 1948 - Itanong mo sa Bulaklak
  • 1948 - Pista sa Nayon
  • 1949 - Kuba sa Quiapo
  • 1949 - Ang Kandidato
  • 1949 - Virginia
  • 1950 - Nuno sa Punso
  • 1951 - Satur
  • 1951 - Nasaan ka, Giliw
  • 1951 - Dugo sa Dugo
  • 1953 - Senorito
  • 1953 - Ligaw Tingin
  • 1954 - Dalaginding
  • 1954 - Doce Pares
  • 1955 - Tagapagmana
  • 1955 - Palasyong Pawid
  • 1955 - Dinayang Pagmamahal
  • 1958 - Villa Milagrosa

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