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The Bells of Death (1968)

Duo hun ling (original title)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Yi Chang ...
Chang Wei Fu
Ping Chin ...
Hsiang Hsiang
Hsin Yen Chao ...
Chang Wei Yun
Kau Lam ...
Chief Tsuo Ching Lung (as Lin Chiao)
Shun Tien ...
Ying Tien
Feng Ku ...
Yang Kang, Xiuluo axe
Chih-Ching Yang ...
Master swordsman
Yunzhong Li ...
Tao Kung Chuan
Ma Wu ...
Yuan Ke
Liu Hung ...
Brother Liang
Lao Shen ...
Wang Kuan Jen
Wei Lieh Lan ...
Brother Li Kwan Chun
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuan Chieh ...
Bandit Wrestler
Li Jen Ho ...
Father
Chin Hsu
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30 June 1968 (Hong Kong)  »

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Campane a morto per la vendetta di Chang Fu  »

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NOT a waste of time at all, actually!
8 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don't believe the last reviewer, or else you might find yourself missing out on a great "eastern" western. I rented the celestial remastered DVD of this movie and enjoyed the heck out of it. To think that the low star count given by the guy before me had me dreading this film: after seeing it I'm a bit upset at how a person can review this film with so little respect. It's unlike any of the other films made around this time, and it's so beautifully shot that the cinematography alone is worth your time. Made in 1968, this is easily one of the more brooding, unique swordplay films in the Celestial/IVL library. If you liked THE ASSASSIN and ONE ARMED SWORDSMAN, you'll like this film. The look is unique and the experience is a good one. Especially memorable are little flourishes: the director has a different take on the macho swordsman theme than the other directors in the Shaw stable, which makes the film a refreshing change of pace from Chang Cheh and Chu Yuan flicks. Worth a purchase? In my opinion, yes. Worth a look? Definitely.


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