Tag Archives: Lieh Lo

Jimmy Wang Yu – Long hu dou AKA The Chinese Boxer AKA Hammer of God (1970)

Synopsis:
Wang Yu takes the title role as a young kung fu student who prides himself on his skill and his upright standing. These skills are tested and defeated when a local rival enlists the help of a group of Japanese fighters who then kill most of Wang Yu’s school. The injured hero barely escapes with his life and moves to a retreat to learn the Iron Palm–the only technique that can defeat the force of Japanese karate. Having finished his rigorous training, the Chinese fighter faces his numerous foes in a series of nicely choreographed fight scenes. Read More »

Meng Hua Ho – Jiang Tou aka Black Magic (1975)

Synopsis:
A magician makes money by charging people to cast love spells on the objects of their affection. Complications arise when he decides that he wants a customer’s bride for himself. Read More »

Wei Lo – Du long tan AKA Dragon Swamp (1969)

In another one of Lo Wei’s excellent wuxia films, the powerful Jade Dragon Sword is stolen by the devious Tang Dachuan (Wong Chung-Shun). His plan involved the seduction of the owner’s daughter, Fan Ying (Cheng Pei-Pei), and when she is found and the sword recovered, she is banished to the Dragon Swamp for 20 years. Now, 20 years later the sword has been stolen again, and it is up to Master Fan of the Lingshan Clan (Lo Wei) to send his disciples out into the world to recover it. One of them is the daughter of Fan Ying (unknownst to her and again played by Cheng Pei-Pei) and she gets involved with the Roaming Knight (Yueh Hua) who happens to be searching for his long-lost love, Fan Ying. Together, they brave the Dragon Swamp in search for answers about the whereabouts of Fan Ying and possibly, the Jade Dragon Sword. Read More »