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Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Limited

Overview
Works: 563 works in 1,143 publications in 3 languages and 5,617 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Historical films  War films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Bian lian by Tianming Wu( visu )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
In this true story, Wang Bianlian is an aging street performer known as the King of Masks for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art. His wife left him with an infant son over 30 years ago. The son died from illness at age 10. This left Wang a melancholy loner aching for a male descendant to learn his rare and dying art. A famous master performer of the Sichuan Opera offers to bring him into his act, thus giving Wang fame and possible fortune, but Wang opts to remain a simple street performer. Then, one night after a performance, he is sold a young boy by a slave trader posing as the boy's parent. "Grandpa" finds new joy in life as he plans to teach "Doggie" (an affectionate term often used for young children in China) his art. All is well until Doggie is found out to really be a girl
Shaolin san shi liu fang ( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 302 libraries worldwide
The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui Yu-te, one of Ho's pupils, manages to escape and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to seek revenge. In a short period of time he masters the deadly use of his fists, feet and palms, along with such weapons as swords, sticks, and lances. With his learning complete, he takes on the Manchus.--imdb
Du bi dao ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 160 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 by Che Zhang( visu )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Chinese and English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
In 12th century China, 108 mountain bandits become outlaws by choice to end the brutal repression of the Song Dynasty. When one of their senior brothers are killed by a peerless fighter hired by officials disloyal to the Emperor, they attempt to recruit a similarly fierce, but reluctant fighter named 'Jade Dragon' to avenge his death
Du bi dao wang Return of the one-armed swordsman ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 94 libraries worldwide
"Fang Gang (Jimmy Wang Yu) has retired from the martial world to live a quiet life as a farmer with his wife (Chiao Chiao). But when the sadistic Eight Kings of Swords threaten all the other area clans and his wife is kidnapped as a result, the One-Armed Swordsman takes up his father's broken sword once again. ."--Www.kungfucinema.com
72 jia zu ke 72 tenants of prosperity ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 83 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
Zhonghua zhang fu ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 80 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
Zui ma liu ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 78 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 78 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 72 libraries worldwide
In order to protect her family's fortunes, a young woman marries a dying senior member of a martial arts family
Shao lin da peng da shi Shao lin san shi liu fang xu ji ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 65 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 61 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
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 58 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
Tian ya, ming yue, dao by Yuan Chu( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Two rival swordsmen go on a quest for the Peacock Dart, facing various opponents
The return of the five deadly venoms ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 53 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
Liu xing, hu die, jian by Long Gu( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 52 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
Legendary weapons of China ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 50 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
Wu du The five venoms by Che Zhang( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 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
Tian long ba bu ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 45 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
The Mighty Peking Man Xing xing wang ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 44 libraries worldwide
A powerful earthquake awakens a giant, ape-like creature who descends from the mountains into the treacherous jungles of India. An expedition of greedy showmen capture the beast, bringing him to civilization. The Mighty Peking Man breaks loose and begins to run amok in the heart of the city
 
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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 (100)
English (24)
Thai (1)
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