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‘Godfather’ of Hong Kong film, producer behind Bruce Lee, dies

Raymond Chow, the film producer credited with bringing kung fu legend Bruce Lee to the silver screen and widely regarded as the "godfather" of Hong Kong cinema, has died aged 91, reports said Saturday. Chow co-founded the Golden Harvest studio in 1971 and was seen as largely responsible for bringing the city´s films to an international audience. He produced more than 170 films over his career, according to industry website IMDB, and nurtured the careers of several action stars, including Jackie Chan. Chow first…

Bruce Lee’s toughest fight immortalized in film

LOS ANGELES: On a crisp December evening in 1960s California, two men near the peak of their powers locked horns in a battle that would go down in the annals of kung fu mythology. On one side was a scrawny 24-year-old monk, newly arrived from eastern China, who exuded reserve and modesty despite being one of the fabled Shaolin Temple's most skilled grand masters. On the other: a brash, street-smart fighter of Chinese heritage but American birth -- also 24 -- who was about to announce himself as the most iconic…