<article> <figure> <img src="http://www.moviesom.com/resources/20150216211140social.jpg" title='The Witches' alt='The Witches'/> </figure> <h1>The Witches</h1> <p>Did you know that Malayan Movies’ Ang Manananggal (1927), a silent picture directed by Jose Nepomuceno, was the first Tagalog horror movie? “Even with the crudest equipment, Nepomuceno was able to conjure camera tricks. In one scene where Mary Walter, in the title role, and her fellow manananggals appeared to be half-bodied before a coffin. Don Jose had a portion of the ground excavated. The actors and actresses who portrayed manananggals, therefore, were filmed buried up to the waistline. Subsequent editing made them appear limbless to terrified moviegoers…” (Jose Quirino) Source: A Movie Album Quizbook by Jessie B. Garcia (from http://video48.blogspot.de/2008/11/early-pinoy-horror-movies.html)</p> <details><summary>Runtime: 0</summary> <summary>Release date: 1927-01-01</summary></details> </article>