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Also Known As: Raymond Chow Man-Wai, Zou Wenhuai Died:
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Birth Place: Hong Kong Profession: producer, reporter

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Former manager of Shaw Brothers, the dominant force in Asian film production and distribution from the 1940s through the early 70s. Known as the "Hollywood of the East", the Shaw Empire went into decline following Chow's departure from the company in 1970 to form the rival Golden Harvest group. Chow turned to producing English-language films in 1977.

Former manager of Shaw Brothers, the dominant force in Asian film production and distribution from the 1940s through the early 70s. Known as the "Hollywood of the East", the Shaw Empire went into decline following Chow's departure from the company in 1970 to form the rival Golden Harvest group. Chow turned to producing English-language films in 1977.

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 Bruce Lee: The Immortal Dragon (1997) Interviewee
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Born in Hong Kong
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Raised in Shanghai, China
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Worked as reporter for HONG KONG STANDARD
1960:
Began work in film industry as publicist at Shaw Brothers Organization; remained ther for ten years
1970:
Founded Golden Harvest; signed Bruce Lee
1972:
Feature debut as producer, "Fist of Fury"
1973:
First collaboration with director Robert Clouse, "Enter the Dragon"; also first US co-production
1973:
Produced the Bruce Lee directed, "Return of the Dragon"
1976:
First feature as executive producer, "S.T.A.B."
1979:
First Hollywood film, "Night Games"
1990:
Served as executive produer of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
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Education

St John's University: -

Notes

Received Order of the British Empire

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