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Monday, January 6, 2014
Run Run Shaw of Shaw Brothers Dead at 106
The producer of Hong Kong's biggest Kung Fu flicks, Run Run Shaw of Shaw Brothers Studios, died at age 106. Shaw produced notable films such as 'One Armed Swordsman', 'The 36th Chamber of Shaolin' and 'Blade Runner'.
The great Hong Kong Movie Mogul inspired others such as "Kill Bill" director Quentin Tarantino, who said, "For a year, I'd watch one old Shaw Brothers movie a day -- if not three…"