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Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited

Overview
Works: 762 works in 1,171 publications in 3 languages and 5,692 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited
Publications by Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited
Most widely held works by Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited
Bian lian by Tianming Wu( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Desperate for his art to survive, the King of Masks finds an apprentice in a destitute child purchased on the black market. When the child reveals an unexpected secret, their relationship is suddenly tested by both the old man's stubborn sense of tradition and the established customs of China
Shaolin san shi liu fang ( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Details the secrets of the Shaolin Monastery, centre of the martial arts in medieval China. The young Liu Tute progresses through his eight year training to become a fully fledged Shaolin pupil
Du bi dao ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 166 libraries worldwide
The One-Armed Swordsman is the original tale of swordplay and honor that influenced generations of martial arts films. A betrayed kung fu student retreats to lead a peaceful existence, until duty forceds him to learn a deadly new fighting style and return to a world of violence and vengeance--Container
Shui hu chuan = The water margin ( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Based on a true legend of how 108 rebel heroes living in the mountains were able to defeat repeated invation from Sung armies, and revenge against the vile Golden Spear army for the murder of their great leader
Du bi dao wang = Return of the one-armed swordsman ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 80 libraries worldwide
After an unknown nemesis sets up a martial arts tournament to lure rival martial artists into a trap, the one-armed swordsman comes out of retirement to save the day
Zhonghua zhang fu ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
A Chinese martial artist and his Japanese wife have contests to prove which culture's fighting skills are superior, and when the wife realizes she must return home to practice her skills he sends her a letter that is answered, in person, by several Japanese martial artists who challenge the Chinese man to prove his skills
72 jia zu ke = 72 tenants of prosperity ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 78 libraries worldwide
"A rival over their beloved girl Pinky turns Ha Kung and Shek Kin, former sworn brothers, into sworn enemies in business and every aspect of life for the past 40 years. Even now, in 2010, the keen battle between them continues and affects their next generation. 4 youngsters with distinctive personalities, and all their hilarious stories are unfolding in the fiercely competitive Sai Yeung Choi Street. Mongkok, the busiest street in the city and home to 72 tenants, where every one of them has to play original yet amusing tricks in commercial business to survive. But one day, Sai Yeung Choi Street is sold to a new landlord who threatens to close down the shops unless his demands for triple rental are met. Sharing the bitter strife against the rapacious landlord, the 72 tenants unite and pledge to safeguard their home in high spirits."--Container
Zui ma liu ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Wen Biao discovers that his brother has been using their security company for illegal activities. Confrontation between them leaves Wen Biao missing and presumed dead. When the brothers are reunited, final battle lines are drawn
Bao bao qiao jia ren = Perfect wedding ( visu )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Lok Yan was left at the altar on her wedding day. Over the next three years she worked feverously to gain notoriety as a wedding planner for many acclaimed celebrities. In a bar on a lonely night, she meets a young attorney, Fung, and they enjoy a passionate night together in a hotel room with no plans to ever meet again. But fate had them together again at a wedding. Their one-night-stand now becomes a debt issue since Fung's boss owes Yan's company fees for 30 weddings
Zhang bei ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 73 libraries worldwide
In order to protect her family's fortunes, a young woman marries a dying senior member of a martial arts family
Wu lang ba gua gun / The eight diagram pole fighter / Celestial Pictures ; presented by Run Run Shaw ; producer, Wong Ka Hee ; produced by Mona Fong ; directed by Liu Chia Liang ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 63 libraries worldwide
A Sung dynasty-era massacre is perpetrated on the Yang family by General Pan Mai and his Mongol allies, which leaves only two of the large family's males alive. The sixth son is driven mad by his experiences. The fifth son travels the countryside and meets General Pan's troops and barely escapes with his life. Lady Yang orders her daughter, the eighth Yang, to disguise herself as a man and bring the fifth Yang home. When she is captured, number five must leave his hiding place to save her
Shao lin da peng da shi : Shao lin san shi liu fang xu ji ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A con man impersonates a monk and sneaks into a Shaolin Temple, where he trains to become an unstoppable fighting force. He uses these skills to fight a corrupt labor boss
Intimate confessions of a Chinese courtesan ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Sweet young Ai Nu is abducted and sold off to the popular Four Seasons brothel run by a lusty madam, who entrusts the newcomer with martial arts secrets like "Ghost Hands," which allows a fighter to plunge into an opponent's chest. Soon murder erupts within the brothel, and a policeman must race against time to prevent a vicious revenge plot from reaching its blood-spattered conclusion
Tian ya, ming yue, dao by Yuan Chu( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Two rival swordsmen go on a quest for the Peacock Dart, facing various opponents
Wu du = The five venoms ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Chinese and English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
"The last student of the notorious Five Venoms House goes in search of the five elder brothers he has never met in order to help the righteous brothers stop the corrupt ones from stealing a valuable treasure"--C.f. Kung Fu Cinema web site
Legendary weapons of China ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Confronted with brutal invading hordes during the Boxer Rebellion, heroic Lei Kung is appalled by the senseless slaughter around him. When his dissent puts him in the path of deadly masters who want him silenced, his only chance for survival lies in a secret, powerful arsenal of the most bizarre, deadly weapons ever created by man
Liu xing, hu die, jian by Long Gu( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The Lung Men Society and the Roc Society, two underworld organizations, battle for supremacy. Espionage, treachery, and intrigue along with classic martial arts action will fill the screen
The return of the five deadly venoms ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A wealthy kung fu expert, made bitter and evil due to the slaying of his wife and the loss of his son's hands, bullies a town through terror and force. He finds pleasure by crippling those who stumble in his way. A hawker who is blinded, a blacksmith who is made mute and deaf, a drifter who loses his legs, and a fighter who loses his sanity, band together to use their disabilities to the best of their advantage. As the four are tested, they demonstrate their strengths and abilities
Tian long ba bu ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A brother who loves books and a sister who loves swords must face the yellow-robed warrior, the Red Python, a sinuous snake-charmer, and a silk-masked beauty, before they can bring peace to their battle-addled family
Lu Xiaofeng zhi jue zhan qian hou = The duel of the century by Yuan Chu( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Liu Yung and Sun Chien team up to investigate the martial arts murders of a supposedly mortally wounded swordsman, only to find deception, death, double-dealings, imposters, and one deadly duel after another
 
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Alternative Names
Shao shi xiong di (Xianggang) you xian gong si
Shao shi zhi pian chang
Shaw Brothers (Firm)
Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd.
Shaw Brothers Hongkong Ltd.
Shaw Brothers Ltd.
Shaw Brothers Studios
邵氏兄弟(香港)有限公司
邵氏制片厂
邵氏製片厰
Languages
Chinese (91)
English (16)
Thai (1)
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