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Master with Cracked Fingers (1973)
"Guang dong xiao lao hu" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Drama  |  March 1981 (USA)
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Young Jackie was intrigued by Kung-Fu since an early age, but his father strictly forbade its practice. One day, he meets an old beggar who offers to teach Jackie how to fight. Jackie grows... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Jackie Chan (as Chan Yuan Lung)
Siu Tin Yuen ...
Old Master (as Hsao Ten Juan)
Dean Shek ...
Landlord (as Shth Tien)
Kwok Choi Hon ...
Little Frog (as Kuo Tas Han)
Biao Yuen ...
Pickpocket (as Bill Yuen)
Feng Tien ...
Jackie's Foster father (as Chang Chin)
Yeong-Mun Kwon ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kam Cheung
Shao Lun Chiang
Chun Chin
Yuet Sang Chin
Feng Erh
Kwong Lun Ho
Li-Nan Ho
Chin Hsu
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Storyline

Young Jackie was intrigued by Kung-Fu since an early age, but his father strictly forbade its practice. One day, he meets an old beggar who offers to teach Jackie how to fight. Jackie grows up to be quite good though he keeps his knowledge a secret until he is forced to fight by an extortion ring that's putting the squeeze on his uncle's restaurant. Written by William Pagan <ny952696@pacevm.dac.pace.edu>

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As a boy he was taught the secrets of Kung Fu, now he will use them to avenge his father's death. See more »

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Snake Fist Fighter  »

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Trivia

The original film was completed and released in 1973. This version is available on widescreen DVD in Japan, under the title Cub Tiger From Kwang Tung See more »

Goofs

In the scene in the Landlord's palace we see the fat man get burned with the Old Master's pipe 9 times. Later in the film the same fat man fights Jackie but has no burns or scars. See more »

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Go Jackie Go!!
11 November 2003 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie.. and I have to say... DON'T BELIEVE WHAT MOST OF THE OTHER USERS WRITE ABOUT THIS MOVIE (i.e. its bad etc)

its SO good!! its really funny,the action is VERY fast for its age (I cant remember anything in a fight being this fast until the early 80's)

Jackie for one time gets to show he REALLY can fight!..instead of just getting beaten up by the later movies for about 10 years..

the dubbing is really good too,very professional voice-actors.

at least 8/10

I love this movie!!


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