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The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
"Xin du bi dao" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, History  |  7 February 1971 (Hong Kong)
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Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he ... See full summary »

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David Chiang ...
Lei Li
Ching Lee ...
Pa Hsiao
Lung Ti ...
Feng Chun-Chieh
Feng Ku ...
Lung I Chih
Sing Chen ...
Chen Chun Nan
Lei Cheng ...
Ching I
Chung Wang ...
Chin Feng
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shih-Ou Chang
Ti-Ko Chen
Kang-Yeh Cheng
Chun Chin
Tien-Chu Chin
Siu Loi Chow
Yun-Kin Chow
Hark-On Fung
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Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when he crosses his path with a beautiful girl in need, Pao Chiao. Even against impossible odds, he will prove a great warrior. Written by Artemis-9

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Great story, well made movie
16 October 1998 | by (Cottondale, FL) – See all my reviews

There are many metaphors in this movie, but the one, I think, is the most important is that; Once you have accepted your lot in life you can improve yourself beyond your own expectations. The story is straight forward, good guys versus bad guys, and some of the stunts are really unbelievable. But, overall I recommend this movie just because it is a great story.


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