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Hao-Ling Chen
Hui-Lin Chiang
Alan Chung San Chui
Hark-On Fung
Fei Lung Huang
Yi Lung Lu
Yi-Chan Lu
Fei Lung
Hai-Lun Ma
Chien Tsao
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20 August 1983 (Taiwan)  »

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Faster Blade, Poisonous Darts  »

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No Ninjas, and no one is alone!! Plenty of warriors though!!
17 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is truly an inspirational film for those who want to know what makes a good kung fu film. Nonsensical plot, bad dubbing, hilarious villains, sound effects which are so overused in every other kung fu film you should be able to mimic them perfectly by now.

As the other review captures the plot well I will simply add my own personal views on this film.

As someone who collects kung fu films, i disagree with the notion the film is from 1981. It must have been made far earlier than that. The actors used, the stilted choreography and even those doing the dubbing are from the early 70's. It's funny how you can age a film by knowing who was doing the dubbing at various points in the history of kung fu films!! As a sad note, when i was younger my friends an I took 'kung fu names' to use when we were out together. Mine was Snowywhite, and to this day friends will see me and shout 'evening Snowy' across a crowded bar. Still puts a smile on my face, even after nearly 16 years!


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