You are here: Home HK News Getting Around Exhibition reviews Lydia Sum's memorable showbiz career

Exhibition reviews Lydia Sum's memorable showbiz career

Photos, personal belongings and stage costumes of the late actress Lydia Sum, as well as footage of her films, TV dramas and interviews, will be on show at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum from July 22 until February 22, 2010, to review Sum's memorable show business career and explore the cultural meanings of her iconic screen image.

The exhibition, Our Beloved "Happy Fruit" Lydia Sum, reviews Sum's eight iconic screen images - "Happy Fruit", "Fei Fei (Fatty)", "Shanghai Woman", "Shi-nai" (Family Woman), "Strong Woman", "Champion Mistress of Ceremonies", "Dear Friend" and "Charity" - to pay tribute to her outstanding career and explore the relationships of the icons with the broader historical and cultural context of Hong Kong.

Located at 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, the Heritage Museum opens from 10am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10am to 7pm on Sundays and public holidays. It is closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays). Admission is $10, with a half-price concession for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and full-time students. Admission is free on Wednesdays.

For enquiries, call 2180 8188. For details of the exhibition, visit the Heritage Museum's website at http://hk.heritage.museum/ .

Lydia Sum formed the "Four Golden Flowers" with Liza Wang, Felicia Wong and Teresa Cheung to sing and dance in "EYT". Picture shows them performing in the 1970s.
Lydia Sum formed the "Four Golden Flowers" with Liza Wang, Felicia Wong and Teresa Cheung to sing and dance in "EYT". Picture shows them performing in the 1970s.

 

The "Fei Fei Inviting All Guests, Happy and Fun Concert" was held to commemorate Lydia Sum's 40th year in show business. Picture shows a painting autographed by stars to congratulate her on her achievements.
The "Fei Fei Inviting All Guests, Happy and Fun Concert" was held to commemorate Lydia Sum's 40th year in show business. Picture shows a painting autographed by stars to congratulate her on her achievements.

Source: GovHK (www.gov.hk)