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Dragon Flies (1975)
"The Man from Hong Kong" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | Adventure  -  August 1975 (USA)
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Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer. When the hood is assassinated on his way to court, everyone suspects Jack Wilton, a crime lord who the local police haven't been able to pick up.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Inspector Fang Sing Leng (as Jimmy Wang Yu)
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Morrie Grosse
Roger Ward ...
Bob Taylor
Rosalind Speirs ...
Caroline Thorne (as Ros Spiers)
Grant Page ...
Assassin
Rebecca Gilling ...
Angelica
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Willard
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Win Chan (as Hung Kam Po)
Deryck Barnes ...
Veterinarian
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Peterson
Ian Jamieson ...
The Drug Courier
Elaine Wong ...
Chinese Girl
John Orcsik ...
Charles (as John Orschik)
Geoffrey Brown ...
Thug (as Geoff Brown)
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Storyline

Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer. When the hood is assassinated on his way to court, everyone suspects Jack Wilton, a crime lord who the local police haven't been able to pick up.

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Taglines:

Fast! Fierce! Fantastic! Nothing can stop . . . . The Man from Hong Kong See more »


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August 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dragon Flies  »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The car explosion featured during the opening sequence in Central Australia after the car rolls over had car-door fly off the vehicle, the projectile missing the director Brian Trenchard-Smith and the camera unit by about a couple of feet. Correct explosion stunt process requires such a component to be chained to the vehicle so as to prevent it flying off and hitting someone. However, despite this, the flying door actually adds to the excitement of the shot. See more »

Goofs

At 56 minutes, Yu Wang climbs through a window that has a vertical opening when shot from outside as he enters the window. When shot from inside as he comes inside, the window has a horizontal opening. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Death Proof (2007) See more »

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Sky High
Written by Clive Scott and Des Dyer
Performed by Jigsaw
Arranged by Richard Hewson
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Eric in Kansas writes....
14 October 2004 | by (Kansas, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie isn't half as bad as the previous review would have you believe. It doesn't have the best plot or actors, but it is entertaining. There are great location shots of Uluru, Sydney Harbor and many other places. The movie is entertaining and does have lots of fight scenes. You've got to have somewhat of a sense of humour when watching it. Remember that it was a product of the time period. The fashion, the acting, the premise of the movie, the politics of the time. Take it for what it is. As for George Lazenby, the only thing unfortunate about his part in the movie, is that he isn't in it enough. Not enough presence of the great George Lazenby, the BEST James Bond by far. His acting in 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' is far better than many would have you believe. And it is to his effort, and interpretation of Bond that made that movie the best of the Bond movies. He is quite simply a fine actor and a victim of mass media misinterpretation. Thank you for reading.


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