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Mr. Loke Wan Tho
(1915 - 1964)

Loke Wan Tho’s Cathay Organization operated over 60 cinemas in Malaysia in the 1950s. In 1955, Loke took over the heavily indebted Yung Hwa Studio, re-organised it into Motion Picture & General Investment Company (MP & GI) and started film production to supply movies for the Cathay cinemas in Singapore and Malaysia. Loke emulated the management style of Hollywood studios, and became the biggest competitor of Shaw Bros. MP & GI enlisted up-and-coming writers & directors like Eileen Chang, Chun Yik-foo, Chang Cheh, Wong Tin-lam, Evan Yang, and set up training classes to groom a stellar cast comprising of  Lucilla You Min, Kelly Lai Chen, Grace Chang and Jeanette Lin Tsui, etc. Loke and his managers brought in a modern westernized style into the corporate culture.  MP & GI make fashionable light comedies like “The Battle of Love”(1957) and “Our Sister Hedy” (1957); musical films like “Mambo Girl” (1957) and “Calendar Girl” (1959); melodramas like “Her Tender Heart” (1959) and “For Better, For Worse” (1959) that suited the taste of the middle class. In 1964, Loke and other managers of MP & PI went to Taiwan to attend the Asian Film Festival and were unfortunately killed in a plane crash. With Loke's death, MP & GI went into decline. Hong Kong's cinematic landscape was never the same again.

1
Mr Lai Man-wai
(1893 - 1953)
2
Ms. Florence Lim
(1905 - 1979)
3
Ms. Butterfly Hu
(1908 - 1989)
4
Sir Run Run Shaw
(1907 - 2014)
5
Ms. Wong Man Lei
(1913 - 1998)
6
Mr. Zhu Shi Lin
(1899 - 1967)
7
Mr. Tso Tat Wah
(1915 - 2007)
8
Mr. Lo Duen
(1911 - 2000)
9
Mr. Griffin Yue Feng
(1909 - 1999)
10
Mr. Kwan Tak Hing
(1905 - 1996)
11
Mr. Cheung Wood Yau
(1910 - 1985)
12
Mr. Ng Cho Fan
(1911 - 1993)
13
Mr. Tang Wing Cheung
(1916 - 1997)
14
Ms. Pak Yin
(1920 - 1987)
15
Ms. Zhou Xuan
(1920 - 1957)
16
Mr. Cheung Ying
(1919 - 1984)
17
Mr. Li Tit
(1913 - 1996)
18
Mr. Wu Pang
(1909 - 2000)
19
Ms. Yam Kim Fai
(1913 - 1989)
20
Mr. Shek Kin
(1913 - 2009)
21
Ms. Li Li Hua
(1925 - 2017)
22
Ms. Bai Guang
(1921 - 1999)
23
Mr. Ng Wui
(1913 - 1996)
24
Ms. Pak Suet Sin
(1926 - )
25
Ms. Hung Sin Nui
(1927 - 2013)
26
Mr. Chun Kim
(1926 - 1969)
27
Ms. Yu So Chow
(1930 - 2017)
28
Mr. Leung Sing Po
(1908 - 1981)
29
Mr. Tang Kei Chen
(1921 - 1991)
30
Ms. Tang Bik Wan
(1926 - 1991)
31
Ms. Fong Yim Fun
(1928 - )
32
Ms. Miranda Yang
(1933 - 2016)
33
Ms. Linda Ching
(1934 - 1964)
34
Mr. Woo Fung
(1932 - )
35
Ms. You Min
(1932 - 1996)
36
Mr. Patrick Tse Yin
(1936 - )
37
Mr. Li Han Hsiang
(1926 - 1996)
38
Mr. Loke Wan Tho
(1915 - 1964)
39
Mr. Roy Chiao
(1927 - 1999)
40
Ms. Patricia Lam
Fung (1941 - 1976)
41
Mr. Chang Cheh
(1923 - 2002)
42
Mr. Chor Yun
(1934 - )
43
Mr. King Hu
(1931 - 1997)
44
Ms. Ivy Ling Po
(1939-)
45
Ms. Connie Chan
(1947-)
46
Ms. Josephine Siao Fong Fong (1947-)
47
Ms. Fung Bo Bo
(1954-)
48
Mr. Jimmy Wong Yue
(1944-)
49
Mr. Tommy Ti Lung
(1946-)
50
Mr. David Chiang
(1947-)
51
Mr. Leonard Ho Kwong Cheong (1925-1998)
52
Mr. Raymond Chow
(1927-)
53
Mr. Bruce Lee
(1940-1973)
54
Mr. Ng See Yuen
(1944-)
55
Mr. Michael Hui
(1942-)
56
Mr. Sam Hui
(1948-)
57
Ms. Brigitte Lin Ching Hsia
(1954-)
58
Mr. Sammo Hung Kam Po
(1952-)
59
Mr. Jackie Chan
(1954-)
60
Mr. John Woo Yu Sum
(1946-)
61
Mr. Yuen Wo Ping
(1945-)
62
Ms. Ann Hui On Wah
(1947-)
63
Mr. Tsui Hark
(1951-)
64
Mr. Chow Yun Fat
(1955-)
65
Mr. Leslie Cheung Kwok Wing (1956-2003)
66
Mr. Andy Lau Tak Wah
(1961-)
67
Mr. Jet Li
(1963-)
68
Ms. Maggie Cheung
(1964-)
69
Ms. Anita Mui Yim Fong(1963-2003)
70
Mr. Tony Leung Chiu Wai (1962-)
71
Ms. Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng (1962-)
72
Mr. Wong Kar Wai
(1958-)
73
Mr. Stephen Chow
(1962-)
74
Ms. Tsz Law Lin
(1924-2015)
75
Mr. Lam Kar Sing
(1933-2015)
76
Mr. Wong Tin Lam
(1928-2010)
77
Mr. Bow Fong
(1922-2006)
78
Mr. Lau Kar Leung
(1934-2013)
79
Ms. Shek Wai
(1934-)
80
Mr. Fu Chi
(1929-)
81
Ms. Grace Chang
(1933-)
82
Ms. Kar Ling
(1935-)
83
Mr. Kwan Shan
(1933-2012)
84
Mr. Lo Wai
(1918-1996)
85
Mr. Tong Kai
(1937-)
86
Mr. Nee Kwong
(1935-)
87
Mr. James Wong
(1941-2004)
88
Mr. Karl Maka
(1944-)
89
Mr. Eric Tsang Chi Wai
(1953-)
90
Mr. Chang Suk Ping
(1953-)
91
Mr. Tony Leung Ka Fai
(1958-)
92
Mr. Wong Chau Sang
(1961-)
93
Ms. Cecilia Cheung Pak Chi (1980-)
94
Mr. Lai Pak Hoi
(1889-1955)
95
Mr. Kenneth Tsang (1934-)
96
Ms. Sylvia Chang
(1953-)
97
Mr. Jacky Cheung
(1961-)
98
Mr. Lau Ching Wan
(1964-)
99
Mr. Aaron Kwok Fu Shing (1965-)
100
Ms. Gong Li
(1965-)
101
Mr. Leon Lai Ming
(1966-)
102
Ms. Deanie Ip Tak-han
(1947-)
103
Mr. Simon Yam Tat-wah
(1955-)
104
Ms. Kara Hui Ying-hung
(1960-)
105
Ms. Carina Lau Kar-ling
(1965-)
106
Mr. Louis KooTin-lok
(1970-)
107
Mr. Nicolas Tse Ting-fung
(1980-)
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