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Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited

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Works: 692 works in 1,106 publications in 3 languages and 5,410 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Bian lian by Tianming Wu( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Chinese and held by 709 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
The 36th chamber of Shaolin ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 265 libraries worldwide
When Manchu invaders ravage a defenseless village, one wounded and desperate student seeks refuge at the secretive monastery of Shaolin. Fueled by his wrath, he undertakes a grueling program of martial arts training that hones his strength and agility in order to defeat his enemies. Now, he will use his body, as well as other weapons, to seek revenge on the group that killed his masters
Du bi dao ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 130 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
Du bi dao wang Return of the one-armed swordsman ( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 117 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
Shui hu chuan The water margin by Che Zhang( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 86 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
72 jia zu ke 72 tenants of prosperity ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 84 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 )
3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 76 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 by Jialiang Liu( 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
Zhonghua zhang fu ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 69 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
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 55 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 54 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
Tian ya, ming yue, dao by Yuan Chu( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Two rival swordsmen go on a quest for the Peacock Dart, facing various opponents
Five venoms ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The dying master of the powerful Poison Clan dispatches his last pupil on a crucial mission: to seek out a former colleague and warn him that the fortune he amassed from clan activities is under threat from five former pupils. Each an expert in his own lethal combat style, The Centipede, The Snake, The Scorpion, The Lizard, and the Toad comprise a truly invincible force
Legendary weapons of China ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 48 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 Yuan Chu( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 46 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
Intimate confessions of a Chinese courtesan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 46 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
The return of the five deadly venoms ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The Venom mob returns as four crippled kung fu masters out for vengeance. Legless, blind, deaf and brain damaged, the heroes learn superhuman techniques to battle an evil warlord and his army of wushu warriors
San chuang Shao lin Shaolin intruders by Jia Tang( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"After a series of ruthless and mysterious murders delivered by the rare Shaolin Palm Technique, three innocents - a stout-hearted monk, a beautiful maiden skilled in martial arts and a rowdy gambler - are fingered for the crimes. As they journey to clear their names and question the temple authorities behind the killings, they find their wits and fighting skills put to the ultimate test before discovering the startling truth. Boasting some of the most eye-popping stunts in the classic Shaw Brothers canon, this delightful blend of breathless action and brain - teasing mystery was directed by master fight choreographer Tang Chia"--Container
Bian lian The king of masks ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in Chinese and held by 42 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
 
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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 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 (68)
English (16)
Thai (1)
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