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John Law Ma

 
 
 
 
Other names : 罗马
John Law Mar
Law Ma
John Lo Mar
Lo Mar
 
Workplace : Hong Kong
Activities : Director (29), Writer (12), Actor (4), Original Story (1), Planning (2), Lyricist (1)

Biography

Director John Lo Mar began his film career as a Shaw Brothers actor, albeit in minor roles. But he worked with some of the most famous names in the industry, including the legendary Chinese-speaking Japanese actress Li Hsiang-lan (Yamada Yoshiko) in The Lady Of Mystery and directors Li Han-hsiang and King Hu (then an actor) in The Blessed Family.

Lo then changed career paths to become an author of novels, radio plays, and film scripts. In 1968 he returned to the cameras as a director, debuting with Alan Tang Cantonese movie Red Light, Green Light. He subsequently switched to directing Mandarin movies, rejoining Shaw Brothers in 1973 and directing as many as four films a year before leaving the studio to found his own production company in 1979.

He is perhaps best known for the popular Crazy Bumpkins series of four comedies that he directed between 1974-1976.

Source : Celestial Pictures
 
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Filmography
 [ 1980 - 1970 - 1960 - 1950 ] 
 Alternate lists by alpha / genre / year
 
Title    ( HK -  All )  Year Activity
 
 Black Sheep, The 1983 Writer
 Boxer From The Temple 1981 Director
 Young Outcasts 1980 Director
 Busting Prostitution Rackets 1979 Director
 Fighting Fool, The 1979 Director
 Five Super Fighters 1979 Director
 Monkey Kung Fu 1979 Director, Writer
 Chase, The 1978 Director
 To Love Or Not To Love 1978 Director
 Forever And Ever 1977 Director
 Orchid In The Rain 1977 Director
 Big Times For The Crazy Bumpkins 1976 Director, Writer
 Bruce Lee And I 1976 Director, Lyricist
 Crazy Bumpkin In Singapore 1976 Director
 Girlie Bar, The 1976 Director, Original Story
 Happy Trio, The 1975 Director
 Return Of The Crazy Bumpkin 1975 Director, Planning
 Thief Of Thieves 1975 Director
 Crazy Bumpkins, The 1974 Director, Planning
 Back Street 1973 Director
 Black Guide 1973 Director, Writer
 Tiger 1973 Director, Writer
 Black List 1972 Director, Writer
 Impetuous Fire 1972 Director
 Bus Stop 1971 Director, Writer
 Maria 1971 Director, Writer
 Money and I 1971 Director, Writer
 Miss Not Home 1970 Director, Writer
 Red Light, Green Light 1969 Director
 Time for Reunion, A 1968 Director, Writer
 Empress Wu Tse-Tien, The 1963 Actor
 Love Eterne 1963 Actor
 Black Fox, The 1962 Actor
 Search Of Loved One, The 1961 Writer
 Lady Of Mystery, The 1957 Actor
 

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