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Bamboo Gods and Iron Men (1974)

The Jefferson's honeymoon night in Hong Kong will be troubled by a number of people wishing to get hold of a Buddha statuette that the husband offered her when window-shopping that day. ... See full summary »

Director:

Cesar Gallardo

Writers:

Ken Metcalfe (story and screenplay) (as Kenneth Metcalfe), Joseph Zucchero (story and screenplay) (as Joseph Zucherro)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Iglehart ... Cal Jefferson
Shirley Washington Shirley Washington ... Mrs. Jefferson
Chiquito Chiquito ... Charley
Marissa Delgado
Eddie Garcia
Ken Metcalfe ... Leo
Joseph Zucchero Joseph Zucchero ... (as Joe Zucherro)
Michael Boyet Michael Boyet
Robert Rivera Robert Rivera
Subas Herrero ... (as Zubas Herrero)
Leo Martinez
Benny Pestano Benny Pestano
Steve Alcarado Steve Alcarado
Robert Picate Robert Picate
Boy Picate Boy Picate
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Storyline

The Jefferson's honeymoon night in Hong Kong will be troubled by a number of people wishing to get hold of a Buddha statuette that the husband offered her when window-shopping that day. When the going gets rough, it helps that Cal Jefferson is a top American boxer. Written by Artemis-9

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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From Harlem to Hong Kong they fear the name, the fame and the fury of Black Cal Jefferson, the Champ!


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Philippines | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bamboo Gods & Iron Men See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Not At All What I Was Expecting...
24 September 2012 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

The Jeffersons' honeymoon night in Hong Kong will be troubled by a number of people wishing to get hold of a Buddha statuette that the husband offered her when window-shopping that day. When the going gets rough, it helps that Cal Jefferson is a top American boxer...

I was at a friend's house in Milwaukee and she had on a local station playing "Ghoulies". So far, so good. During the commercials, it said "Swamp Thing" was next followed by "Bamboo Gods and Iron Men". I was intrigued. I did not get to see any pictures or previews, and I had never heard of the movie (and judging by the ranking here, neither has anyone else). I had to see it.

Because of it being after the movies it was, I thought it was going to be a jungle adventure film, maybe some elements of fantasy or science fiction. I did not expect an amalgamation of martial arts and boxing... but I have no complaints! How did the station even find this movie? No idea, but I am glad it did.


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