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  • Odeon Cinema, 1954 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the exterior of Odeon Cinema, with movie promotional materials such as posters and billboards at the building's lobby area. Odeon Cinema was built by Cathay Organisation and located at the junction of North Bridge Road and Cashin Street in 1953. It was Cathay's most successful box office...
  • Drama serial, "Samsui women" : close-up [1]

    Personalities · Communications · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph which shows a close-up shot of an actress who is dressed as a samsui woman in the drama serial titled "Samsui Women" (红头巾). She has a slight smile as she looks ahead and is dressed in the characteristic samsui red headgear and blue samfoo (sometimes spelt...
  • Drama serial, "Samsui women" : close-up [2]

    Personalities · Communications · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph which shows a close-up view of two actresses who are dressed as samsui women in the drama serial titled "Samsui Women" (红头巾). One of them, with a big smile on her face, is holding a ceramic jar while the other looks on. They are dressed in...
  • Cinema billboards near New Bridge Road junction, late 1970s : general view

    Economy · Arts
    This photograph from the 1970s shows cinema billboards for English and Chinese films in Chinatown, placed along the street near New Bridge Road junction. Such outsized outdoor advertisements, drawn by cinema billboard painters, were widely used from the 1960s to 1980s. In the background can be seen the side view...
  • Drama serial, "Samsui women" : movie scene [3]

    Personalities · Communications · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph which shows three actresses dressed as samsui women in the drama serial titled "Samsui Women" (红头巾). Two of them seem to be in a conversation while the other is holding a wooden pole. From their surroundings, it is evident that they are at a construction site....
  • Drama serial, "Samsui women" : movie scene [2]

    Personalities · Communications · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph which shows two actresses who are dressed as samsui women in the drama serial titled "Samsui Women" (红头巾). From their surroundings, it is evident that they are at a construction site and they are carrying baskets of construction materials. Although one of them is wearing a...
  • Drama serial, "Samsui women" : movie scene [1]

    Personalities · Communications · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph which shows two actresses who are dressed as samsui women in the drama serial titled "Samsui Women" (红头巾). One of them seems to be lifting a ceramic jar to drink while the other looks on. From their surroundings, it is evident that they are at a...