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RIP, Run Run Shaw

Film and television producer Run Run Shaw has died. Sir Run Run founded Shaw Brothers with his brother, Run Me Shaw. They produced hundreds of films in all genres, but were best known for their revolutionary kung fu and wuxia movies. Shaw also produced myriad television programs for TVB. The South China Morning Post remembers Shaw and collects tributes to Shaw from actors, directors and beneficiaries of his philanthropy. Voice Of America has a retrospective of Shaw’s life and career. The AV ClubThe New York Times, Australia News Network and The Los Angeles Times have obituaries. Here‘s a short 1960s documentary about Shaw and Shaw Bros. Studios.

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