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Raymond Chow

‘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…