ANG BARBARO is an adventure komiks novel about Sabas, a man who was driven by cruelty and oppression to become the sworn enemy of the colonial government. Barbaro was Coching’s first epic tackling the theme of Filipinos revolting against their Spanish colonial masters and it became one of his most popular works. The komiks serial spawned a sequel entitled El Indio featuring Sabas’ son.
Stars Tita Duran, Pancho Magalona, Tessie Martinez
Directed by Enrique Moreno (or Eddie Romero)
Sampaguita Pictures, 1952