The Eternal Movie Queen SUSAN ROCES at the 17th FAMAS Awards Night held at the Coral Ballroom of the Manila Hilton. Photos from Foto Play, May 1969...
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The King and Queen of Philippine Movies, Fernando Poe, Jr. and Susan Roces, the screen's most popular couple arrived with what many people considere will succeed them. Ricky Belmonte and Susan's younger sister Rosemarie in an air-conditioned limousine, much to the delight of fans who waited for them to arrive outside the doors of the Hilton. Were it not for alert Hilton guards, the four would have been mobbed. Later, the two love teams hied off to the Inter-Continental for a late dinner with the FPJ entourage. (Foto Play, May 1969).
Fernando Poe, Jr. and Susan Roces once more met their ninong, President Marcos. The three were all smiles as photographers snapped the rare reunion. (Foto Play, May 1969).
The Best Actress nominees: (partly hidden Charito Solis (winner), Lolita Rodriguez, Susan Roces and Marlene Dauden). (Foto Play, May 1969).
Fernando Poe, Jr. and Susan Roces presented an award while Miss International Gemma Cruz at the back. (Foto Play, May 1969).
Movie Queen Susan Roces congratulates the Best Actress winner Charito Solis. With them are Marlene Dauden and Eddie Garcia (Best Actor). (Foto Play, May 1969).
(From the magazine collection courtesy of Teena A.)