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  1. Chamber charity concert revives spirit of Vivaldi orphan music

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... of Vivaldi and saw that he wrote music for local churches and orphaned girls, not for the courts of princes and kings. And I thought, 'wouldn't it be meaningful to use his music to benefit orphaned children in China?'' Nicholls, in keeping with one of Vivaldi's purposes for composing, chose to help Mother's Love, which runs an orphanage in Nanjing. Some ...

  2. Before and after: a legend is born and remembered

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott The story then... The Kid (1950): the film that first alerted Hong Kong to Lee's special talents. As a 10-year-old, he plays the titular character, an orphan who tries to better his position in life against overwhelming odds. The film signals the arrival of a star. The Orphan (1960): Lee's last Cantonese-language film before he moved to the United States. He ...

  3. Bad Blood

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... in a portrayal that begins blandly and turns into something much more. But when it comes to action, the mute orphan girl with the unfortunate English name Dumby (Shaolin champion Jiang Luxia, above right ...

  4. Memorial trail considered for Bruce Lee

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Archive today will show four of his early films: The Kid (1950), A Son is Born (1953), Thunderstorm (1957) and The Orphan (1960). ...

  5. Northfork

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... and his son Willis (Mark Polish, below with Woods) to convince the dawdlers to sell up and move on. Among the reluctant residents is Father Harlan (Nick Nolte), who is caring for a sickly orphaned ...

  6. Haunted by the past

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... on The Orphan of Zhao, a play by Yuan dynasty author Ji Junxiang set in the state of Jin towards the end of the 7th century BC. The play begins with the rise to power of evil general Tu Angu and his ... the challenges an artist like Chen probably confronts. That's why Chen chose The Orphan of Zhao, a tale that has been adapted into various operatic forms. 'Peking opera is an important cultural ...

  7. One-Armed Swordsman Trilogy

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... sales barrier, about 38 years ago. By the standards of the day, the script- by prolific author Ni Kuang- is tight and entertaining. The story revolves around an orphaned young warrior (Jimmy ...

  8. A funny thing happened

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Clara Chow

    ... that helps find foster families for orphans in rural parts of the mainland. Segueing into Angelina Jolie mode, she recounts how visiting the young orphans affected her. 'A lot of them were ...


    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Mathew Scott, Vivienne Chow

    ... from her life of crime and settle down. When they bump into an orphan (Wang Baoqiang) on a train they find he has a few special qualities about him- he truly believes in the kindness ... in the plot. The two thieves- Lau's character in particular- are brash, cocky and ready to take what they want from the world. The orphan, on the other hand, reflects a wiser age, putting his ...

  10. Kaige kicks off a promising year for mainland film

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Liz Shackleton

    ... are keeping the story under wraps for now, it's understood that Cheung plays a princess who is orphaned and presented with a difficult choice at an early age. If she promises to forsake true ...




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