Wei Lo

Wei Lo – Hai yuan chi hao AKA Wang Yu’s 7 Magnificent Fights (1973)

After accidentally killing another sailor, seaman Wang Hai-lung stows away on a ship bound for Japan. While Wang discovers the ship is involved in smuggling and witnesses the murder of a detective, Wang is discovered by the smugglers. Read More »

Wei Lo – Long hu jin hu AKA The Tattooed Dragon (1973)

Wang Yu stars as the Tattooed Dragon, who comes to the rescue after Mafia- types take over a small village. They set up gambling halls and soon thereafter the men in the village lose everything to the mob. Dragon uses his skills to beat the mobsters at their own game. He can actually hear the dice as they tumble and can pick the correct number to bet on. He breaks the bank and wins back all the money that the villagers lost. Dragon makes them promise never to gamble again. The mobsters go after Dragon, but as always Good triumphs over Evil. Read More »

Wei Lo, Huang Tang, Tian-lin Wang, Chia-hsiang Wu, Wen Yi – Bao lian deng AKA The Magic Lamp (1964)

Quote:
Adapted from one of China’s most well-known fairy tales, the Goddess of Mount Hua falls in love with a young mortal scholar Liu Yanchang and gives birth to a baby son, Chenxiang. When Chenxiang grows up, he seeks to unravel the mystery surrounding his mother whom he has never met. Read More »

Wei Lo & Chia-Hsiang Wu – Tang shan da xiong AKA The Big Boss (1971)

Cheng is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at a ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factor, the resulting mystery and pressures forces him to break that vow and take on the villainy of the Big Boss. Read More »

Wei Lo – Duan hun gu AKA Death Valley (1968)

Synopsis:
Lo Wei was twenty years into his notable career when he wrote, directed, and co-starred in this tale of a murdered lord, a hired killer who unknowingly becomes friends with his intended victim, a vicious bandit chief, a kind blind woman, and a death duel which explodes into an ambush and then a slaughter. Star Yueh Hua would go on to an exceptional acting career, while Lo himself would give both Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan their “big breaks.” Read More »

Wei Lo – Bing tian xia nu AKA Vengeance of a Snowgirl (1971)

Synopsis:
The head-slicing Snow Maid heroine is enraged after she learns that her mother has been raped by a gang of thugs. The vengeful woman picks up her sword and seeks out the notorious Golden Hair Mouse for high-flying, hard-hitting revenge. Read More »

Wei Lo – Duan hun gu AKA Death Valley (1968)

Synopsis:
Lo Wei was twenty years into his notable career when he wrote, directed, and co-starred in this tale of a murdered lord, a hired killer who unknowingly becomes friends with his intended victim, a vicious bandit chief, a kind blind woman, and a death duel which explodes into an ambush and then a slaughter. Star Yueh Hua would go on to an exceptional acting career, while Lo himself would give both Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan their “big breaks.” Read More »