Mr. Manuel de Leon , was General
Manager of L.V.N. Pictures, one of
the largest film companies in the
Philippines, has been consistently
awarded the "Famas," equivalent
of the Oscars@, for such films as
"Anak Dalita ," "Huck Sa Bangong
Pamanuhay, " " Higit Sa Lahat."
Born in March , 1915 in San Miguel
Bulacan. Attended High School and
studied law at the University of the
Before the war Acting Solicitor of
the Bureau of the war served in the
army in Bataan and Corregidor. Post-
war he became Aide to the President,
In 1949 was President of the Philippines
Motion Picture Producers Association.
In April 1958 was Chariman of the 5th
Film Festival in Asia, held in Manila ,
which is sponsored annually be the Fe-
deration of Motion Picture Producers
Association in Asia , whose members
comprise: Hong Kong , Indonesia, Japan,
Rep. of Korea , Malaya, the Philippines,
Rep. of China and Thailand.
Manuel de Leon was General Manager of L.V.N.
Pictures; Vice- President of the Federation
of Motion Picture Producers of Asia ; Vice-
President of Republic Cement Company;
Member of Board of Directors of the follo-
wing: Security Bank, Universal Insurance
Company, Philippine Woodcraft and Bataan