By Ric Meyers, Bill Palmer, Karen Palmer
Now in Paperback! Early in 1971, Five hands of Death premiered in a brand new York movie show. This used to be America's first examine a chinese language martial arts motion picture. In Chicago that very same yr, Duel of the Iron Fist debuted. With the discharge of Bruce Lee's movies, the marketplace exploded. And therefore all started America's love affair with what's some of the most misunderstood and maligned movie genres.
The Encyclopedia covers the style from 1920 to 1994. The style, although, may be very complicated: motion pictures frequently have numerous titles, and lots of of the celebrities have a couple of pseudonym. to be able to make clear many of the confusion, the authors have incorporated the entire details to be had to them on virtually 3,300 movies. every one access incorporates a directory of the creation corporation, the forged and team, vendors, operating occasions, stories with famous person scores each time attainable, and exchange movie titles. an inventory of movie sequence and one of many stars' pseudonyms, as well as a 7,900 identify index, also are incorporated. Illustrated.
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Shao Lung's (Peter Chen) father (Lung Fei) was killed by hired hitman Wa Pa Fong_(Casanova Wong) because he betrayed his gang and stole the Gold Plate, their symbol of 14 leadership. Joining his uncle's traveling kung-fu show, Shao Lung runs into Wa in town. Since his martial arts ability is not good enough, he and his female cousin, Shao Ling, train in the Fatal Fist form. Working together, they are able to defeat Wa Pa Fong in a booby-trapped warehouse. The martial arts and choreography are absolutely wonderful, and the film has a slam-bang finish.