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The Legend of Wisely (1987)

Wai Si-Lei chuen kei (original title)
A writer gets involved by an adventurer friend in the search for a legendary object: a golden pearl left in a Buddhist monastery by a dragon.

Director:

Teddy Robin Kwan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Samuel Hui ... Wisely
Lung Ti ... Pak Kei-Wei
Teddy Robin Kwan ... David Ko
Joey Wang ... Sue Pak (as Wong Joe Hin)
Alan Ko ... (as Yau-Lun Ko)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bruce Baron ... Howard Hope
Chun-kun Chan Chun-kun Chan
Shun Chien Shun Chien ... Little Master's guardian
Eva Cobo
Krishna Jaganath Krishna Jaganath
Shun Kim Shun Kim
Blackie Shou Liang Ko ... The Two Headed Snake
Jun-fung Lam Jun-fung Lam
Tak-Shing Lee Tak-Shing Lee
Hai Hsing Li
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A writer gets involved by an adventurer friend in the search for a legendary object: a golden pearl left in a Buddhist monastery by a dragon.

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Country:

Hong Kong | West Germany

Language:

Cantonese | Japanese

Release Date:

22 January 1987 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Legend of Wu See more »

Filming Locations:

Cairo, Egypt See more »

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Production Co:

Cinema City See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Wisely travels the world after the dragon pearl
30 May 2000 | by gerrytwoSee all my reviews

Wisely, the famous writer/adventurer, is tricked by his friend (played by Teddy Robin Kwan, the film's director)into helping him steal the dragon pearl. Sam Hui plays Wisely in this big budget HK movie, with production units filming some scenes by the Great Pyramids, and many scenes in Nepal. There are car chases and crashes, chases by horsemen and plenty of fights along the way. The Legend of Wisely is a live action comic book. A lot of effort went into making this movie, and it shows as Wisely goes from one hazard to another, a HK version of Indiana Jones. If you can, see the Universe DVD version of this movie, a widescreen transfer that highlights the panoramic views of the Himalayas in Nepal, where much of the on location action takes place.


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