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Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd. was the largest film production company of Hong Kong. [1]

91 relations: Alexander Fu Sheng, Ang Lee, Betty Loh Ti, Big5, Blade Runner, British Malaya, Bruce Lee, Cantonese, Cathay Organisation, Celestial Pictures, Celestial's Shaw Brothers Film Library, Chang Cheh, Cheng Pei-pei, Chiang Sheng, Chinese martial arts, Cinema of Hong Kong, Clear Water Bay, Come Drink with Me, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, David Chiang, DVD, Enter the Dragon, Film, Filmmaking, Five Deadly Venoms, Hong Kong, Hong Kong action cinema, Huangmei opera, Ivy Ling Po, Jackie Chan, Japanese occupation of Malaya, Japanese occupation of Singapore, Jin dynasty (265–420), Jin Yong, Kara Hui, Karmaloop, King Boxer, King Hu, Kowloon, Kuching, Kung fu film, Lau Kar-leung, Li Ching (actress), Li Li-hua, Lily Li, Lin Dai, List of Shaw Brothers films, Lo Mang, Lu Feng, Macau, ..., Mandarin Chinese, Meteor (film), Mingxing Film Company, Nationalist government, One-Armed Swordsman, Orange Sky Golden Harvest, P. Ramlee, Peking Opera School, Philip Kwok, Public company, Run Run Shaw, Runde Shaw, Runje Shaw, Runme Shaw, Sammo Hung, Sarawak, Shanghai, Shaw Organisation, Shih Szu, Singapore, Sound film, Sound-on-film, Southeast Asia, Stage combat, Tanjong Pagar, The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, The Brave Archer, The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter, The Love Eterne, The Magnificent Concubine, Ti Lung, Tianyi Film Company, Tseung Kwan O, Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, TVB, TVB City, Venom Mob, Warner Bros., World War II, Wuxia, Yuen Biao. Expand index (41 more) »

Alexander Fu Sheng

Alexander Fu Sheng (20 October 1954 – 7 July 1983), born Cheung Fu-Sheng (張富聲), also known as Fu Sheng was a Hong Kong martial arts film star in the 1970s.

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Ang Lee

Ang Lee OBS (born October 23, 1954) is a Taiwanese film director and screenwriter.

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Betty Loh Ti

Betty Loh Ti (24 July 1937 – 27 December 1968), also known as Le Di or Loh Tih, was a Hong Kong actress originally from Shanghai.

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Big5

Big-5 or Big5 is a Chinese character encoding method used in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau for Traditional Chinese characters.

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Blade Runner

Blade Runner is a 1982 American-Hong Kong neo-noir science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples, and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos.

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British Malaya

The term British Malaya loosely describes a set of states on the Malay Peninsula and the island of Singapore that were brought under British control between the 18th and the 20th centuries.

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Bruce Lee

Lee Jun-fan (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do, one of the wushu or kungfu styles.

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Cantonese

The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.

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Cathay Organisation

Cathay Organisation Holdings Limited is one of Singapore's leisure and entertainment groups.

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Celestial Pictures

Celestial Pictures is a diversified entertainment company focusing on Asian-language film and television content including production, aggregation, distribution and the operation of TV channels.

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Celestial's Shaw Brothers Film Library

The Celestial's Shaw Brothers Film Library is the World's Largest Chinese Film Library consisting of over 760 feature films originally released over a forty-year time frame from the 1950s to the 1990s produced by Shaw Brothers Studio.

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Chang Cheh

Chang Cheh (10 February 1923 – 22 June 2002) was a Chinese film director.

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Cheng Pei-pei

Cheng Pei-pei (born 6 January 1946) is a Chinese actress perhaps best known for her performance in the 1966 King Hu wuxia film Come Drink with Me.

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Chiang Sheng

Chiang Sheng was a martial art actor, one of the Venom Mob, renowned for their acrobatic and martial arts skills.

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Chinese martial arts

Chinese martial arts, often named under the umbrella terms kung fu and wushu, are the several hundred fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China.

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Cinema of Hong Kong

The cinema of Hong Kong is one of the three major threads in the history of Chinese language cinema, alongside the cinema of China, and the cinema of Taiwan.

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Clear Water Bay

Clear Water Bay is a bay on the eastern shore of Clear Water Bay Peninsula of Hong Kong, located within Clear Water Bay Country Park.

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Come Drink with Me

Come Drink with Me is a 1966 Hong Kong wuxia film directed by King Hu.

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film, conceived and directed by Ang Lee.

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David Chiang

David Chiang Da-wei (born Chiang Wei-nien on 29 June 1947 in Shanghai, Republic of China) is a Hong Kong actor, director and producer.

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DVD

DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon is a 1973 Hong Kong-American martial arts action film, directed by Robert Clouse, and starring Bruce Lee, John Saxon, and Jim Kelly.

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Film

A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Filmmaking

Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.

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Five Deadly Venoms

Five Venoms ('五毒' – Cantonese: Ng5 Duk6) a.k.a. Five Deadly Venoms is a cult 1978 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Chang Cheh, starring the Venom Mob, with martial arts choreography by Leung Ting, and produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio, about five kung-fu fighters with unique animal styles: the Centipede, the Snake, the Scorpion, the Lizard, and the Toad.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Hong Kong action cinema

Hong Kong action cinema is the principal source of the Hong Kong film industry's global fame.

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Huangmei opera

Huangmei or Huangmei tone (黃梅戲 or 黃梅調, pinyin: Huángméixì or Huángméidiào) originated as a form of rural folksong and dance that has been in existence for the last 200 years and possibly longer.

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Ivy Ling Po

Huang Yu-chun (born 16 November 1939 in Shantou, Republic of China), known by her final stage name Ivy Ling Po, is a retired Hong Kong actress and Chinese opera singer.

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Jackie Chan

Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW (生; born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.

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Japanese occupation of Malaya

Malaya was gradually occupied by the Japanese between 8 December 1941 and the Allied surrender at Singapore on 16 February 1942.

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Japanese occupation of Singapore

The Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II took place from 1942 to 1945, following the fall of the British colony on 15 February 1942.

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Jin dynasty (265–420)

The Jin dynasty or the Jin Empire (sometimes distinguished as the or) was a Chinese dynasty traditionally dated from 266 to 420.

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Jin Yong

Louis Cha Leung-yung, (born 6 February 1924), better known by his pen name Jin Yong, is a Chinese wuxia ("martial arts and chivalry") novelist and essayist who co-founded the Hong Kong daily newspaper Ming Pao in 1959 and served as its first editor-in-chief.

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Kara Hui

Kara Hui Ying-hung (born 3 February 1960), also romanized as Kara Wai Ying-hung, is a Hong Kong actress of Manchu ethnicity.

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Karmaloop

Karmaloop is a multi-platform web retailer, community style and media company specializing in streetwear ecommerce.

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King Boxer

King Boxer (lit. "Number One Fist in the World"), aka Five Fingers of Death, is a 1972 martial arts film directed by Jeong Chang-hwa (鄭昌和 정창화) and starring Lo Lieh.

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King Hu

Hu Jinquan (29 April 1932 – 14 January 1997), better known as King Hu, was a Chinese film director based in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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Kowloon

Kowloon is an urban area in Hong Kong comprising the Kowloon Peninsula and New Kowloon.

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Kuching

Kuching (Jawi), officially the City of Kuching, is the capital and the most populous city in the state of Sarawak in Malaysia.

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Kung fu film

Kung fu film is a subgenre of martial arts films and Hong Kong action cinema set in the contemporary period and featuring realistic martial arts.

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Lau Kar-leung

Lau Kar-leung (28 July 1934 – 25 June 2013), also known as Liu Chia-liang, was a Hong Kong-based Chinese actor, filmmaker, choreographer and martial artist.

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Li Ching (actress)

Li Ching, also spelled Lee Ching (8 November 1948 – 22 February 2018) was a Hong Kong actress.

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Li Li-hua

Li Li-hua (17 July 1924 – 19 March 2017) was a Chinese actress, better known as an actress from the Shaw Brothers Studio.

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Lily Li

Lily Li (born 21 May 1950) is a Hong Kong actress.

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Lin Dai

Linda Lin Dai (26 December 1934 – 17 July 1964), born Cheng Yueru (程月如), was a Chinese actress of Hong Kong films made in Mandarin during the 1950s–60s.

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List of Shaw Brothers films

This is an attempt at a complete list of films produced by Shaw Brothers Studios.

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Lo Mang

Lo Mang is a Hong Kong based veteran martial artist who was born as Lo Hin Lam in Hong Kong on 23 July 1952.

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Lu Feng

Lu Feng (born 12 November 1981 in Luoyang) is a Chinese footballer who currently plays as a midfielder.

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Macau

Macau, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin is a group of related varieties of Chinese spoken across most of northern and southwestern China.

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Meteor (film)

Meteor is a 1979 Hong Kong–American science fiction disaster film in which scientists detect an asteroid on a collision course with Earth and struggle with international, Cold War politics in their efforts to prevent disaster.

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Mingxing Film Company

Mingxing Film Company was one of the largest production companies during the 1920s, and 1930s in the Republican era.

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Nationalist government

The Nationalist government, officially the National Government of the Republic of China, refers to the government of the Republic of China between 1 July 1925 to 20 May 1948, led by the Kuomintang (KMT, Chinese Nationalist Party).

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One-Armed Swordsman

One-Armed Swordsman is a 1967 Hong Kong wuxia film produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio.

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Orange Sky Golden Harvest

Orange Sky Golden Harvest (OSGH), previously known as Golden Harvest from 1970 to 2009, is a film production, distribution, and exhibition company based in Hong Kong.

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P. Ramlee

Tan Sri Datuk Amar Teuku Zakaria bin Teuku Nyak Putih (Jawi: تاوكو زكريا تاوكو ڽق ڤوتيه), commonly known as P. Ramlee (22 March 1929 – 29 May 1973) was a Malaysian film actor, director, singer, songwriter, composer, and producer.

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Peking Opera School

The Peking Opera Schools were boarding schools located throughout Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, specialising in teaching Peking opera.

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Philip Kwok

Philip Kwok (also known as Kuo Chui, Kwok Chui, Kwok Chun-Fung, or "# 4 Lizard" after one of his famous roles; born 21 October 1951) is a Hong Kong-based actor and stuntman.

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Public company

A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed company, or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.

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Run Run Shaw

Sir Run Run Shaw, GBM, CBE (November 1907 – 7 January 2014), also known as Shao Yifu and Siu Yat-fu, was a Hong Kong entertainment mogul and philanthropist.

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Runde Shaw

Runde Shaw (1899–1973), also known as Shao Cunren and Shao Rendi, was the second-oldest of the Shaw brothers, originally from Ningbo, Zhejiang, China, who established Tianyi Film Company (also called Unique) in Shanghai in the early 1920s, setting the stage for what would become the most prolific film production company in Asia.

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Runje Shaw

Runje Shaw (1896–1975), also known as Shao Zuiweng (C.W. Shaw) and Shao Renjie, was a Chinese film entrepreneur, producer, and director.

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Runme Shaw

Tan Sri Dr Runme Shaw, K.St.J (1 January 1901 – 2 March 1985) was the chairman and founder of the Shaw Organisation of Singapore.

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Sammo Hung

Sammo Hung (born 7 January 1952), also known as Hung Kam-bo (洪金寶), is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film producer and director, known for his work in many martial arts films and Hong Kong action cinema.

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Sarawak

Sarawak is a state of Malaysia.

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Shaw Organisation

Shaw Organisation is a film distribution company and cinema chain founded by brothers Runme Shaw and Run Run Shaw who went to Singapore in the 1920s to expand their family business founded by Runje Shaw.

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Shih Szu

Shih Szu born October 24, 1953 (age 64) is an actress from the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Sound film

A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.

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Sound-on-film

Sound-on-film is a class of sound film processes where the sound accompanying picture is physically recorded onto photographic film, usually, but not always, the same strip of film carrying the picture.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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Stage combat

Stage combat or Fight choreography is a specialised technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers.

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Tanjong Pagar

Tanjong Pagar (alternatively spelled Tanjung Pagar) is a historic district located within the Central Business District in Singapore, straddling the Outram Planning Area and the Downtown Core under the Urban Redevelopment Authority's urban planning zones.

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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, also known as The Master Killer, Shaolin Master Killer and Shao Lin San Shi Liu Fang, is a 1978 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Liu Chia-liang and produced by Shaw Brothers, starring Gordon Liu.

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The Brave Archer

The Brave Archer, also known as Kungfu Warlord, is a 1977 Hong Kong film adapted from Louis Cha's novel The Legend of the Condor Heroes.

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The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter

The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter is a 1983 Hong Kong film by Shaw Brothers, directed by Lau Kar-leung and starring Gordon Liu and Alexander Fu in his final film appearance.

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The Love Eterne

The Love Eterne is a 1963 Hong Kong musical film of the Huangmei opera genre directed by Li Han Hsiang.

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The Magnificent Concubine

The Magnificent Concubine is a 1962 Hong Kong drama film in color directed by Li Han Hsiang and is a remake of the Kenji Mizoguchi film Yōkihi (1955).

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Ti Lung

Tommy Tam Fu-Wing (born 19 August 1946), better known by his stage name Ti Lung, is a Hong Kong actor, known for his numerous starring roles in a string of Shaw Brothers Studio's films, particularly The Blood Brothers,The Avenging Eagle, Clans of Intrigue, The Duel, The Sentimental Swordsman and its sequel, as well as the classic John Woo film A Better Tomorrow.

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Tianyi Film Company

Tianyi Film Company, also called Unique Film Productions, was one of the "big three" film production companies in pre-Second World War Republic of China.

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Tseung Kwan O

Tseung Kwan O (also called Cheung Kwan O or Junk Bay) is a bay in Sai Kung District, New Territories, Hong Kong.

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Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate

Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate (branded as) is located in the southeast of the Tsueng Kwan O New Town, Sai Kung District in Hong Kong.

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TVB

Television Broadcasts Limited, commonly known as TVB, was the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong and commenced broadcasting on 19 November 1967.

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TVB City

TVB City, is the headquarters of Television Broadcasts Limited developed by Sun Hung Kai Properties located at 77 Chun Choi Street in the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, Tseung Kwan O, Kowloon, near to Shaw Studios.

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Venom Mob

The Venom Mob is the colloquial title of a group of actors from the Shaw Brothers Studio, popular creators of martial arts films in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wuxia

Wuxia (武俠, IPA), which literally means "martial heroes", is a genre of Chinese fiction concerning the adventures of martial artists in ancient China.

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Yuen Biao

Yuen Biao (born 26 July 1957) is a Hong Kong actor and martial artist.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaw_Brothers_Studio

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