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One-Armed Boxer (1972)

Du bei chuan wang (original title)
R | | Action, Drama | 1973 (USA)
After his schoolmate and master is killed and he loses an arm, student Tien Lung has to learn the art of one-arm boxing.

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Fei Lung ...
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Shao Chun Chang
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Jen Chen
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Chun Chou
Ming-Ching Chou
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Po Wei Hou
Min-Hsiung Hsiao
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After a fight, the school of master Hang Tui has to face the opium dealer Chao and his thugs. After a first defeat, the treacherous Chao hires a bunch of ruthless mercenaries. Tien Lung, Hang Tui's best student, is the only survivor, but without one of his arm. He has to undergo very painful training to exact revenge on evil Chao and his deadly henchmen. Written by Thomas Bauduret <suspiria@club-internet.fr>

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Make Way For The Chinese Professionals! The Kung Fu Beast! The Karate Killer! The Siamese Devils! The Tibetan Tiger Men! The Bloody Kwon-Do Master! The Judo King! The Invincible Yuga Khan! The Fantastic One-Armed Boxer!

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A warm up for Master of the Flying Guillotine
29 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first rule for a successful career in motion pictures is - find something that works and beat it to death. Jimmy Wang Yu lost his right arm in 1967 in "One Armed Swordsman". The movie shot him to the top and he followed the rule and made a career out of it. As many have commented, this movie has many similarities to "Master of the Flying Guillotine". This movie falls flat in many ways but it's interesting to watch next the other movie and see how Jimmy took the flopping carps and turned them into leaping dolphins. I particularly enjoyed his one finger handstand. Yes, the special effects are not special at all but still it was fun. On the sad side, whatever happened to the girl in this movie, Cindy Hang Tsin (1951-1978)? I can't find anything explaining her untimely death.


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