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When Chee nearly falls off the temple pagoda on his falling line, a melody is brought in which was used in 'Raiders of The Lost Ark'. See more »
When Fukuda/Uncle Foo unearths his ninja weapons cache, he pulls his katana half out of its sheath. You can easily see the glass panel sliding with the handguard to make the blade gleam in the light. See more »
This is the sort of Kung Fu movie I love, one with lots of action, plenty of daft, broad, but enjoyable humour, a cracking pace, and a storyline that although it isn't groundbreaking, does hold your interest and give the film a bit of structure. Its also great to see a mix of fighting styles and plenty of weapon use mixed in with the kung fu. This is low budget (although high at the time for a Hong Kong film) with dodgy music and sound effects, and some dodgy lines (although that might have been through translation), but it doesn't take itself too seriously until near the end, so you can't help but love it.
It really hasn't been given enough respect this film, hardly anyone seems to have seen it on any of the Kung Fu fan sites. It is readily available on the Hong Kong Legends series in remastered widescreen format with plenty of extras though, so I recommend anyone who loves old style Martial Arts films (especially ones like Drunken Master) to buy this now!
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