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7 October 1976 (Hong Kong) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Lung Ti ... Fu Hung Hsieh
Lieh Lo ... Yen Nan-fei
Li Ching ... Tsao Yu-chen
Ni Tien ... Mingyue Hsin 'Moonlight Heart'
Lily Li ... 'Lute' Yu Chin
Feng Ku ... 'Sword' Hsiao Chien
Ching Tang ... 'Sire' Kung-tzu Yu
Szu-Chia Chen ... Hsiao Ke-Lien 'Pity'
Hui-Ling Liu ... Tang Hsi
Mei Sheng Fan ... 'Book' Wu Shi
Teresa Hsia Ping ... Devil's Granny
Shen Chan ... Kung Sun-shao
Norman Chu ... 'Chess' Ku Chi
Kuan-chung Ku ... Do-Ching Tzu
Miao Ching ... Tsui Shui-ching
Yang Chiang ... Hsa Chia - Yu's 1st Heavenly stem
Hang-Sheng Wu ... Hsia Yi - Yu's 2nd Heavenly stem
Ching Ho Wang ... Street vendor
Shang Yun Liang ... Hsia Ji - Yu's 6th Heavenly stem
Pan Pan Yeung ... Hsia Bing - Yu's 3rd Heavenly stem
Mei Hua Chen ... Hsia Ting - Yu's 4th Heavenly stem
Hsiung Kao ... Hsia Wu - Yu's 5th Heavenly stem
Sau Kei Lee ... Tsui's underlord
Chia-Li Ou ... Nu yuan lang Jia - acting 1st heavenly stem
Cheng Cheng Wang ... Nu Yuan Lang Yi - acting 2nd heavenly stem
Kam Siu ... Heavenly cat' aka Swords proxy
Ai-Lien Sun ... Courtesan songstress
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kwok Kuen Chan ... Extra
Yi-Hsiung Chi ... Extra
Alan Chung San Chui ... Extra
Hark-On Fung ... Extra
Hsia Hsu ... Extra
Pei Chi Huang ... Extra
Ling Ling Hung ... Extra
Fat Tsui ... Extra
Biao Yuen ... Extra
Brandy Yuen ... Extra
Cheung-Yan Yuen ... Extra
Corey Yuen ... Extra
Shun-Yee Yuen ... Extra

Wah Yuen ... Extra

Directed by
Yuen Chor  (as Chu Yuan)
 
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(in alphabetical order)
Lung Ku  novel
Kuang Ni 
On Szeto 

Produced by
Runme Shaw .... producer
 
Stunts
Mars .... stunts
Wah Yuen .... stunt double
Wah Yuen .... stunts
 
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Biao Yuen .... martial arts and acrobatic double
 

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Also Known As:
"Tien ya ming yue dao" - Hong Kong (original title)
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86 min
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Featured in Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong (2003) (TV)See more »

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What kind/type of sword does Fu Hung Hsieh use in the film?
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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Well made fantastic Kung Fu story, 27 August 2005
Author: Chung Mo from NYC

Moody, well-lit kung fu saga as two mortal enemies are pursued by the legions of killers hired by the mysterious Mr. Yu. I saw this on television a long time ago and was not impressed. The new release, subtitled, is a joy to watch. The whole production is very unrealistic but that is not a distraction. We are in a fantasy world where swords can cut branches off of trees from a distance just by being spun in place really fast. The film is very unlike the usual Shaw Bros. films everyone is familiar with except during the fight scenes which are up to the Shaw Bros. high standards.

Recommended. It's a change of pace from your typical kung-fu film. Just remember, don't eat anything Devil Granny serves you.

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