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Thanks for coming by and commenting! And they work on UK iTunes too! This is amazing news as there are very few Shaw Brothers titles released in the UK. Thanks and I love the site by the way. I only started checking it out recently after guesting on the LAMBcast with you or one of you — however your site works!
Have fun working your way through the list! Thanks very much for the update!
It certainly helps to know which ones are on there for easier access. Yeah, and they keep adding to it pretty regularly. No problem!
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They seem to all be available on Google Play too now at least in the UK at a lower price than iTunes. But unless something has changed, the iTunes versions were the only ones that had audio options, meaning always original audio and subtitles plus an English dubbed track when available. About a year or so ago, I was in contact with a rep from Celestial and I asked them about it.
She said they had no control over which languages went to which platforms. Anyway, if you try it, let me know the results! Chinese action filmmakers and stars relocated to Hong Kong, creating a thriving kung fu movie scene in the s that served as a training ground for following generations.
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