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1971 (Hong Kong) See more »
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A young Kung Fu student (Shih Szu) seeks a reclusive teacher so that she may learn to defeat the evil Black Demon... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A cool movie and a transition point for two action stars See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Pei-pei Cheng ... 'Lady Hermit' Shang Yu-ling
Lieh Lo ... Wu Chang-chun
Szu Shih ... Chin Tsui-peng
Hsieh Wang ... Black Demon
Mien Fang ... Chief Wang
Hsiung Chao ... Shang Sheng - Demon brother #1
Yuan Chuan ... Chiu Yun (as Kang Chia)
Tien Hsi Tang ... Wang-Xiang - Demon brother #3
Hsiao Chung Li ... Sheng Hsia - Demon brother #1
Han Lo ... Chia Yun - Demon brother #5
Chia-hsi Hu ... Demon brother #6
Hua Hsiao ... Demon brother #7
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Siu Hung Cham
Szu-Ying Chien
Chun Chin
Ming Chin ... Thug (as Tommy Lee)
Chiang Chou
Siu Loi Chow
Li Jen Ho ... Village elder
Hsing Chun Hsu

Sammo Hung Kam-Bo ... Black Demon's thug
Ching-Ying Lam ... Horse Thief
Wei Lieh Lan
Chiu Jun Lee
Ka Ting Lee

Siu-Lung Leung
Heng Li
Yun Wu Li
Lung Liang
Han Ling
Cliff Lok ... Black Demon's thug (as Chin Tung)
Yu Pai
Lan Sun ... Black Demon's thug
Yen Tsan Tang
Tsai Pao Tung
Li Wan
Ming-Tsai Wu
Tse Lin Yang

Directed by
Meng Hua Ho 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
I. Fang Yeh 

Produced by
Runme Shaw .... producer
 
Original Music by
Yung-Yu Chen 
 
Cinematography by
Yu-tang Li 
Kuo-Hsiang Lin 
 
Film Editing by
Hsing-Lung Chiang 
 
Art Direction by
Johnson Tsao 
 
Makeup Department
Yuen Fang .... makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Yung-Hua Wang .... sound recordist
 

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Also Known As:
"Zhong kui niang zi" - Hong Kong (original title)
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USA:105 min
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The film was refused a UK cinema certificate in 1972.See more »
Quotes:
'Lady Hermit' Shang Yu-ling:I want your head! Your leg! Your arm!See more »
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Referenced in Little Red Riding Hood (2009/I) (V)See more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
A cool movie and a transition point for two action stars, 1 December 1999
Author: freakus from San Francisco, CA

Although the main plot is the standard "young inexperienced student trains under master to defeat evil overlord" story, the fact that both heroic kung fu masters are female adds a welcome turn of events. The fact that they are also engaged in a love triangle also adds another dimension to the plot. Both Cheng Pei-pei and Shih Szu look fabulous in this film and it marks an interesting point in both their careers.

At this point, Cheng Pei-pei had been a major star for the Shaw Brothers for a few years. Enter Shih Szu, only 16 when this film was made. The theme of "young student taking over where master leaves off" is very appropriate for this film as Shih Szu became the Shaw's newest female star.

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