• Thursday
  • August 28, 2014
  • Last updated: 9:33am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 522 for 1942

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Californian, 89, graduates after internment led him to miss 1942 ceremony

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:17pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Newport Beach Japanese-American's internment led him to miss ceremony in 1942 72 years late for his graduation A California man who missed his 1942 high school ... of the programme from what would have been Miyada's graduation day in 1942. "My name was on there," Miyada said. "I wasn't able to attend, of course, but my name was there anyway. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Kidnapped in 1942, Chan Yuk-kwong returns to city to find his brothers

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 05:23am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Chan Yuk-kwong was abducted from occupied Hong Kong and sold to a Red Army guard Kidnapped in 1942, man returns to find his brothers More than seven ... and some crackers a day. Later in 1942, Chan encountered a strange boy while playing alone on Li Yuen Street East in Central. The boy invited Chan to his home in Sai Ying Pun. He went, and never ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Film review: Back to 1942

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... an epic treatment in Back to 1942, a blockbuster that's more successful as a graphic history lesson than a poignant picture-going event. In his rendering of the Henan famine that took more ... to the wartime capital of Chongqing. The latter aspect endows the proceedings with a dimension that eluded Feng's previous disaster spectacle, Aftershock (2010). Back to 1942 's historical time ...

  4. FILM (1942)

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as effectively as RKO's 1942 film Cat People. Produced by Val Lewton and directed by Jacques Tourneur, Cat People has continued to inspire feelings of dread without the use of special effects ...

  5. BOOK (1942)

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Monkey by Wu Ch'eng-en (translated by Arthur Waley) Penguin Classics Here be monsters. Lots of them. About 30 pages into Arthur Waley's classic, if abridged English-language translation of the adventures of a Buddhist monk, Tripitaka, ...

  6. FILM (1942)

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Casablanca Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet Director: Michael Curtiz Can there be a more potently romantic movie than Casablanca? Julius Epstein, one of the several screenwriters who ...

  7. BOOK (1942)

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Outsider Albert Camus (Penguin) Albert Camus is still splitting opinion in Algeria 50 years after his death. Plans to honour the Nobel Prize-winning author in his country of birth have prompted a row over his stance on Algerian independen ...

  8. Stalingrad- The Fateful Siege, 1942-1943

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Stalingrad- The Fateful Siege, 1942-1943 by Antony Beevor Penguin, HK$165 In the four-month battle between Germany and the Soviet Red Army for Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in the summer and winter of 1942-43, an estimated 1 million people died on both sides. It was a titanic, hideous, decisive battle. Foreign Affairs calls Stalingrad- The Fateful Siege, 1942-1943 'an ...

  9. 1933- 1942

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong June 11 Japan demands citizens of hostile countries leave 1941 Dec 28 Hong Kong surrenders to Japan 1942 Feb 20 Tokyo formally declares Hong Kong an occupied state Around the world ... The Manhattan Project to build an atomic bomb begins May 5 Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain 1941 Dec 7 Pearl Harbour attack brings US into war 1942 Feb 15 British forces surrender ...

  10. FROM THE VAULT: 1942

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook Ossessione Starring: Massimo Girotti, Clara Calamai, Juan De Landa Director: Luchino Visconti The film: Preceding both Hollywood versions of The Postman Always Rings Twice, Luchino Visconti's 1942 screen adaptation of James M. Caine's novel followed yet another made three years earlier in France (Le Dernier Tourant). Visconti's first film, Ossessione ...




SCMP.com Account