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For many of the more athletic sequences, the 66-year-old Siu Tin Yuen was doubled by his sons, Cheung-Yan Yuen and director Woo-Ping Yuen.
Once was the highest-grossing Chinese film in South Korea.
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The drunken boxing style exists in real life, originating from China. In Chinese it is called Zui Quan (sometimes called Zuijuquan). But unlike in the movie, it is dangerous to perform the art whilst drunk because serious injuries can occur.
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Siu Tin Yuen played this same role again in the films The Story of Drunken Master (1979) (Story of Drunken Master) and Jiu xian shi ba die (1979) (World of the Drunken Master).
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Director Cameo 

Woo-Ping Yuen: Man with Bucket of Greens.
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The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Jackie Chan nearly lost an eye when Hwang Jig Lee kicked him in the head during the final fight scene. When Lee became aware of this, he refused to do more takes for the shot.

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