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Chaochow Guy (1973)

Chao zhou da xiong (original title)


Sheng-En Chin (as Hang Tie)


Sheng-En Chin (as Hang Tie)




Credited cast:
Peng Tien ... Ho Shing-Wu
Nancy Yen ... Hsiang Shi-Man (as Nan Hsi Yen)
Tao Wang Chen Tao Wang Chen ... Col. Fung Huan
Kuan-Hsiung Wang ... Hsiang Yun-Hua
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shao Chun Chang Shao Chun Chang
Hsin Yi Chen ... Lo Kang (as Hsiao Ying-Chi)
Li-Sheng Chin Li-Sheng Chin ... Chen Shun-Te
Wei-Hsiung Ho Wei-Hsiung Ho ... Wang Lei
Shing Mei Hsiao Shing Mei Hsiao ... Hsiao Chuan
Fei Lung Huang Fei Lung Huang ... Chen Shun-Cheng
Chen-Peng Kao ... San Mo
Chin-Di Kao Chin-Di Kao
Shao Lang Ke Shao Lang Ke ... Shao Fung
Blackie Shou Liang Ko
Chiang Li Chiang Li


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Release Date:

1 December 1973 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Chaochow Guy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Film Line Enterprises See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The fights are good and the rest lost in the translation for me
26 May 2019 | by ckormos1See all my reviews

It starts with a tournament over seen by the military. I cannot discern if this is the Chinese military or occupying Japanese. Wang Kuan-Hsiung defeats all and shares his prize money with the others. The military people are not happy that their man was defeated.

This is the initial movie for Wang Kuan-Hsiung. I have him listed in my database of movies as Wong Goon-Hung but HKMDB changed it so now I have to add this name so all my cross references will link. All these actors have way too many names. This movie was a good start for him. The first fight sequences were excellent then his character is killed off but he died a good death.

My copy is a digital file that plays on a HDTV as wide screen but it is not really wide screen and is cropped on all sides. This cropping creates a problem by making some parts of the fights appear too close up. The fights are good despite this problem. The dialog is Chinese. There are no subtitles and I do not understand Chinese.

I can't write a proper review because of the language problem. I have watched many of these movies without subtitles or dubbing and more often than not I can figure out the story. This time, other than the military being bad guys, I could not pick up anything else. I recommend the movie for fans of martial arts movies of the golden age from 1967 to 1984 based simply on frequent and well done fights.

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