Wong Sing-loy, was born in 1931 in Shandong province. Because of the Sino-Japanese War, he came to south China to continue his education. After settling in Hong Kong, he found work in the film industry and worked in various posts including continuity person, assistant sound recordist, scriptwriter, actor and assistant director, serving various studios including Motion Picture and General Investment, Shaw Brothers, Cathay and Grand Motion Pictures.
In the early 1060s, Wong worked as Griffin Yueh Feng’s assistant director to produce such films as The Deformed (1960), The Swallow (1961), Madame White Snake (1962), Lady General Hua Mulan (1964) and The Last Woman of Shang (1964). His first solo directorial project was Romance in the Northern Country (1968), filmed on location in Taiwan and based on the novel by Bu Naifu. The film was produced by Li Han-hsiang’s Grand Motion Pictures. His 1969 martial arts film Escorts over Tiger Hill, was renowned for its King Hu-like stylization.
Wong’s 1975 work Devil Crows won the Best FX award at the 8th Sitges Film Festival in Spain. His other notable works included Unsung Heroes of the Wilderness (1971), The Hero of Chiu Chow (1973) and The War of the Boundary (1978). After completing his final film, Arhats in Fury (1985), shot on location in Mainland China, Wong passed away in 1984.
|Year||Chinese name||English name||Directors|
||Arhats in Fury|
||Angry Young Man|
||Warlock of the Battlefield|
||Little Mad Guy|
||Immortal Warriors||LO Wei|
||Immortal Warriors||CHENG Kang CHANG Tseng Chai LO Wei KUO Joseph|
||The War of the Boundary|
||He's a Legend , He's a Hero|
||Tornado of Pearl River|
||The Hero of Chiu Chow|
||Unsung Heroes of the Wilderness|
||Escorts Over Tiger Hill|
||Romance in the Northern Country|
||Between Tears and Laughter||LO Chen HO Meng Hwa|