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Snake Fist Fighter (1973)

Diao shou guai zhao (original title)
R | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 1973 (Hong Kong)
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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Jackie (as Yuan Lung Chen)
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Old Master (as Hsao Ten Juan)
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Chao Ling
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Landlord (as Shth Tien)
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Little Frog (as Kuo Tas Han)
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Pickpocket (as Bill Yuen)
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Yeong-Mun Kwon ...
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Kam Cheung
Shao-Lin Chiang
Chun Chin ...
Jackie's Uncle
Lu Chin
Yuet Sang Chin
Feng Erh
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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 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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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 »

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31 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

First off this is jackies first staring role. Secondly the producer quit the whole movie and left all the actors without a producer which means no movie. So if you add both those into account you have to finish the movie with what you have. This is a old movie and a young jackie.. Jackie does pull off a few good moves near the end on the dock fight if you watch closely and he's very agile. They added a lot of scenes after drunken master made it big. The blindfold fight, the training katas (drunken master clips) and a few other extras thrown in. Anything with the teenage jackie is jackie chan which most people know and the children and parent part is also part of the movie. The fighting in this is average but I found it pretty entertaining and the jackie double can movie quite well. There's a special edition of this movie with the real ending but I've never seen it. So try and get that version!


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