• Thursday
  • November 27, 2014
  • Last updated: 9:45am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by


Search Results

Results 1 - 7 of 7 for literature

Search results

  1. FROM THE VAULT: 1956

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook Crazed Fruit Starring: Yujiro Ishihara, Masahiko Tsugawa, Mie Kitahara Director: Ko Nakahira The film: Seen as a turning point in both Japanese cinema and literature, Shintaro Ishihara's Sun Tribe novels and screenplays were considered a serious threat to traditional society in the 1950s. Depicting a rebellious, bored, disaffected youth with too much time ...

  2. From the vault: 1985

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Starring: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Yasosuke Bando Director: Paul Schrader The film: Nominated for three Nobel Prizes for literature, Yukio Mishima wrote 40 novels, another 40 books of short stories and essays, and 18 stage plays. He directed and starred in one of Japan's most notorious films (Patriotism), started ...

  3. FROM THE VAULT: 1966

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Pinter, who won last year's Nobel Prize for Literature, is both economical and intelligent, and cleverly fills in its own plot holes as it goes along. There's plenty of amusing dialogue, ...

  4. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... and politically correct tourism. 'When it's a guilt trip!' comes the strident reply. Reading through the organisation's latest campaign literature, you might feel like you're ... there during a royal visit, but today the one-time Jewel of the East is in a sorry state. A number of hotel chains are reported to have visited the property, whose promotional literature announces ...

  5. travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... of an extraordinary tradition, which has been missing for years, has set out again on its journey,' coos the promotional literature, neglecting to mention the notebooks have no tangible connection ...

  6. travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... and www.panam.com. Local literature Few things announce a tourist with such resounding fanfare as the guidebook and in places where people are as likely to fleece the tourist as offer advice and directions, ...

  7. Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... of their bag is the Flatulence Filter (left). 'Flying can cause many travellers to experience intestinal gas, which can lead to embarassing flatulence,' says the promotional literature ...



SCMP.com Account