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REVIEW: The Story of Wong Fei-Hung (Part 1) (1949)

1949, Yongyao Film Company

Wu Pang
Cheung Chok-Hong
Chu Yu-Chai (story)
Ng Yat-Siu (screenplay)

Kwan Tak-Hing (Wong Fei-Hung) 649 more words

Action Films

Orchardist by Mary Franklin


A full blood moon beams on the leafy trail
he walks along, carrying a leather bag
full of seeds collected from cider mills.

He sees a clearing, casts handfuls of them… 115 more words


1913 – Emily Davison

4 June

Emily Davison, a suffragette, runs out in front of King George V’s horse, Anmer, at the Epsom Derby. She is trampled, never regains consciousness and dies four days later. 171 more words


1805 – Muhammad Ali becomes Wāli of Egypt

17 May

Muhammad Ali Pasha al-Mas’ud ibn Agha , born 4 March 1769, was an Ottoman Albanian who rose to rule Egypt and Sudan. 80 more words


Huo Yuanjia/Fearless (2006)


This is the biopic of Huo Yuanjia (Jet Li), a self-taught master of martial arts, founder of Jing Wu Sports Federation, who became a folk hero after defeating foreign fighters at a time when China was under imperialistic rule. 89 more words

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