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Golden Harvest

Golden Harvest's Raymond Chow recalls glory days of Hong Kong film

Raymond Chow, co-founder of Golden Harvest Studios. Photo: Felix Wong

Raymond Chow Ting-hsing strolls into what looks like a conference room at his Kowloon home with a tumbler in one hand and an iPad in the other. He is in good spirits, nodding and smiling to those in the room, who greet him with respect.

Saturday, 23 March, 2013, 4:14am

Golden Harvest: the name says it all

Trainer Tony Millard has unearthed a promising colt in Golden Harvest after the four-year-old turned in an eye-catching performance in the Class Four Lam Tin Handicap (1,000m) at Happy Valley on Sunday.

23 Oct 2012 - 2:58am

Wu to buy out Golden Harvest for HK$527.4m

Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) says chairman Wu Kebo has offered to buy all the shares he does not own in the company for HK$527.4 million.

29 May 2008 - 12:00am

Filmmakers told to seek mainland funds

Hong Kong filmmakers should explore more co-operation with their mainland counterparts instead of asking for government help to revive the declining local film industry, according to Golden Harvest Entertainment managing director Phoon Chiong-kit.

12 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest eyes return to silver screen

Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings), a Hong Kong-based operator of cinemas across Asia, plans to invest HK$80 million in the production of several films this year after dropping out of the production business four years ago, according to managing director Phoon Chiong-kit.

15 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest plans HK$100m mainland push

Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings), which distributes films and operates cinemas across Asia, will invest as much as HK$100 million to open two multiplex cinemas in Suzhou and Hangzhou, company executives said.

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Silver screen helps Golden Harvest rebound

Showing films, not making them, returns firm to profit after lean years

Cowabunga! Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings), once one of Hong Kong's most successful film production houses, is back in the black after several unprofitable years.

27 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Hard-hit cinemas appeal for rate and rental cuts

Hong Kong's hard-hit cinemas yesterday appealed for a cut in government rates and rents as they continue to play to empty houses.

The outbreak of atypical pneumonia saw cinemas' box-office takings for March plunge by 47 per cent compared to the same period last year.

17 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Landmark China deal for Golden Harvest

China's state film monopoly is for the first time allowing a non-mainland firm to officially distribute a movie to its vast audience, with Hong Kong's Golden Harvest Entertainment to release the Hollywood B-movie Epicenter.

10 May 2002 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest wants bigger role in mainland

Film distributor Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) hopes to steal a march on overseas rivals ahead of the mainland's expected entry to the World Trade Organisation.

17 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Cost cutting helps trim losses

Film distribution and cinema management firm Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) said interim losses for the six months to December 31 improved to $6.92 million from $47.03 million, helped by cost-cutting measures.

26 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest top brass resign

Hong Kong: Golden Harvest Entertainment managing director Fung Tung and general manager Albert Lee have resigned, along with several other executive and non-executive directors. Mr Fung said last night he had resigned for personal reasons, retiring after serving the board for two years, and that chairman Raymond Chow Ting-hsing had 'graciously accepted my desire to leave the board'.

4 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest $70m in red

Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) saw an unaudited loss of $70.27 million for the nine months to March 31 this year. An exceptional loss of $41.52 million related to provisions for bad and doubtful debts was recorded as well as an exchange loss of $43.55 million.

4 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest soars

Shares in Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) soared more than 21 per cent yesterday as investors got their first chance to react to news of a 60 cents a share general offer by Australian entertainment group Village Roadshow.

Golden Harvest shares climbed 10 cents to end at 47 cents.

5 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Golden Harvest attracts interest

For the second time in under two months, film company Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) has become an investment target.

Golden Harvest said yesterday it had requested the stock exchange to suspend its shares from trading pending an announcement on an offer for equity in the company.

1 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

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